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Physical changes after breast cancer

Many side effects can be tackled with changes in routine, therapy.

Marcia Frellick

HealthKey contributor

October 20, 2009

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Women who have been treated for breast cancer should know that although they may always have physical reminders, such as scars, studies show their quality of life after completing treatment can be completely normal, says the American Cancer Society. Women who have had chemotherapy may notice some changes in function. Here are some of the physical changes you may expect.