The Link Between Opioids, Breast Cancer & Mental Health

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The University of Virginia Health System (UVHS) found that women diagnosed with breast cancer in addition to anxiety, depression are more likely to use opioids. These findings also showed these women are more likely to have a shorter lifespan. About one in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. There are around 276,480 new cases expected to …

I AM A SURVIVOR

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By Teresa Blake May 2013 IS THE DAY MY LIFE CHANGED I felt a sore spot in my left breast that would not go away. Sometimes I could even feel a small lump and other times nothing, but the pain kept coming back and it got my attention since both my Mom and Aunt were diagnosed with breast cancer. So …