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Published on Oct 9, 2015

Lori Elliot, Raleigh, North Carolina, was diagnosed with breast cancer in June 2004. She received advanced care at Duke Cancer Center. Here, she shares her inspirational journey back to health and wellness. Duke Cancer Institute -- A ground-breaking model for patient care is fostered here. Learn more at www.dukehealth.org.
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Many thanks to filmmakers Will Anderson and David Gwynn.

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Breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, says Dr. David Margileth, will likely be able to maintain their current levels of activity. While fatigue is common, activity during treatment is important. Even with aggressive chemotherapies, Dr. Margileth asserts, women are able to work 80% of the time, if not more, while undergoing their chemotherapy regimen. Some women experience no fatigue; some experience minimal fatigue. Dr. Margileth's recommendation is to adjust your current lifestyle as needed once chemotherapy starts, but not to anticipate any drastic changes in your day-to-day life. Listen to this video as Dr. Margileth explains what to expect in your day-to-day life while undergoing chemotherapy. SUBSCRIBE FOR MORE EXPERT INFORMATION AND BREAKING BREAST CANCER NEWS http://www.youtube.com/user/drjayharness VISIT BREASTCANCERANSWERS.com FOR INFORMATIVE VIDEOS http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/ SUBMIT A QUESTION http

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Breast pain is very common among women and has many different causes. Learn more from Dr. Harness about the causes of breast pain, including whether it is related to breast cancer, in the video. Click Here To Get Dr. Harness' 15 Breast Cancer Questions To Ask Your Doctor http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/what-breast-cancer-questions-to-ask/# Breast Cancer Answers is a social media show where viewers submit a question and get the answer from an expert. Submit your question now at, ‪http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/ask‬ This information should not be relied upon as a substitute for personal medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Use the information provided on this site solely at your own risk.  If you have any concerns about your health, please consult with a physician.

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Many women are concerned with the side effects of chemotherapy. While in the past, short-term side effects such as nausea and mouth sores were common side effects of chemotherapy, these are much less of an issue today. Prior to beginning chemotherapy, you'll receive an anti nausea medication and, if you will be on a regimen that will make your white blood cell counts low, you will also be given a medication intravenously to keep your white counts normal, keeping your risk of infection low. Other side effects may include hair loss, tingling or numbing (though you should tell your doctor if this occurs to be sure that nerve damage is not an issue), and fatigue. Most women, Dr. Margileth says, are pleasantly surprised that chemotherapy is not as awful as they had originally thought. Hear more about short-term chemotherapy side effects in this video. SUBSCRIBE FOR MORE EXPERT INFORMATION AND BREAKING BREAST CANCER NEWS http://www.youtube.com/user/drjayharness VISIT BREASTCANCERANSWERS.com FOR INFORMATIVE VIDEOS

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What does it mean to have precancerous changes in the breast? Dr. Jay K. Harness explains the different types of precancerous changes and what they mean for your doctor. Click Here To Get Dr. Harness' 15 Breast Cancer Questions To Ask Your Doctor http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/what-breast-cancer-questions-to-ask/# Breast Cancer Answers is a social media show where viewers submit a question and get the answer from an expert. Submit your question now at, ‪http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/ask‬ In this clip, Jay Harness, MD, FACS explains what precancerous findings are in breast cancer. So what are precancerous findings in breast cancer? The classic one is called 'lobular carcinoma in situ'. This is an incidental finding at the time of a breast biopsy for whatever the reason is. Typically, it's a benign outcome and we find this LCIS (Lobular Carcinoma In Situ) and we know that it increases the lifetime risk of a patient

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The ideal time to use neoadjuvant therapy is when a cancer is very large or HER-2/neu positive, explains Dr. Harness. Both neoadjuvant therapy and adjuvant therapy have pros and cons, so you and your doctor must decide which is best for your situation. Click Here & Get The 15 Breast Cancer Questions To Ask Your Doctor http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/what-breast-cancer-questions-to-ask/# Breast Cancer Answers is a social media show where viewers submit a question and get the answer from an expert. Submit your question now at, http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/ask. This information should not be relied upon as a substitute for personal medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Use the information provided on this site solely at your own risk.  If you have any concerns about your health, please consult with a physician.

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Patients newly diagnosed with breast cancer frequently ask the question, "Am I going to survive this?" In this video, Dr. Harness explains what a breast cancer diagnosis means for newly diagnosed patients, talking about breast cancer and the galaxy of diseases that comprise it. Click Here & Get The 15 Breast Cancer Questions To Ask Your Doctor http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/what-breast-cancer-questions-to-ask/# Breast Cancer Answers is a social media show where viewers suggest questions and topics and get answers from breast cancer experts. Suggest a topic now at http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/ask. This information should not be relied upon as a substitute for personal medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Use the information provided on this site solely at your own risk.  If you have any concerns about your health, please consult with a physician.

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Many patients complain of lingering fatigue after treatment for breast cancer. In this video, Dr. Harness gives advice on steps to take to finding the cause and how to overcome fatigue. Click Here & Get The 15 Breast Cancer Questions To Ask Your Doctor http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/what-breast-cancer-questions-to-ask/# Breast Cancer Answers is a social media show where viewers submit a question and get the answer from an expert. Submit your question now at, http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/ask. This information should not be relied upon as a substitute for personal medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Use the information provided on this site solely at your own risk.  If you have any concerns about your health, please consult with a physician.

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