Breast Cancer: Signs, Symptoms and Treatments

Awareness and early prevention are so important in the treatment of breast cancer. Here is a breakdown of the various signs, symptoms and treatments for breast cancer in older women from the National Cancer Institute. Breast cancer is a disease in which malignant cancer cells form in the tissues of the breast. The breast is …

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Recovering From Surgery: Your elderly parent is home from the hospital. What happens next?

Recovering from Surgery demands attention and focus. How do you accomplish that when a parent comes home from the hospital? This article from the Washington Post gives us a look at what happens next. When my 87-year-old mother was hospitalized for the second time in as many weeks with congestive heart failure, my siblings and …

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