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Chemotherapy Port Scars

By Cynthia Bailey MD

When my oncologist told me I needed a chemo port as part of cancer treatment, I was in shock. Port placement was the first procedure followed by many surgeries, and 4 months of hardcore chemo. I wasn’t sure I was going to survive the cancer. But if I did, I sure did not want an ugly horizontal scar to remind me of cancer forever.

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Breast Cancer: How to Tame Chemo Curls and Improve Scars

By Cynthia Bailey MD

These great questions about how to tame chemo curls and improve scars after breast cancer treatment came in from reader Isabelle as a comment on my post celebrating my first day back at work after "The Breas...

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