Women's Health

Ways to Make Breast Cancer Just a Little More Comfortable

Stock up on comfy clothes

You will want to make sure you have are plenty of roomy button down or zip up tops and sweaters. Because of soreness pre and post surgery again may reduce the range of motion you have at the shoulder. Pulling shirts over your head may be more trouble than it’s worth.  Another essential is having a lanyard to wear especially in the shower. These cords, which have a hook on the end, are ideal for clipping drains to, says Mayde Lebensfeld, who had a double preventive mastectomy to lower her cancer risk.