Chemo Secrets: Tips and Tricks from a Young Breast Cancer Survivor

Warning: This video contains strong language.

Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis is something that no-one wants to hear and that nobody is prepared for. There is no easy way to process this information, even if the cancer is still at an early stage and with a great chance of a cure and survival. It’s always devastating news and even if you’re positive about it, it’s OK to be scared and to feel fear.

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After receiving your diagnosis and finding out what stage the cancer is at it’s time to think about treatment options. Surgery, drugs/medicine, radiation, and chemotherapy are some of those choices and depending on the severity of your cancer, your doctor will advise you of the best treatment for you. Chemotherapy is one of the most common types of treatments, but also one that puts a lot of strain on your body.

Many¬†newly diagnosed patients are unsure of what chemo is, how it’s administered and what it does to your body. And it’s because of the lack of information about chemo and breast cancer that cancer survivor Nalie Agustin decided to create this video where she shares an e-book full of great tips. Being diagnosed at just 24-years-old, Nalie felt lost and didn’t know where to find information that she could rely on. Now she share some useful tips and tricks on how to cope with chemotherapy with some real life experience to help you get through your cancer treatment.

 

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