WATCH: Israeli women share their struggle with breast cancer

"I needed love, and that was something I couldn’t give to my children during chemo."

By SHAYNA DETWILER & ELIZABETH MILCH/BAR-ILAN UNIVERSITY
February 19, 2018 14:56

Breast Cancer and the Unknown (Shayna Detwiler & Elizabeth Milch:Bar-Ilan University)

Breast Cancer and the Unknown (Shayna Detwiler & Elizabeth Milch:Bar-Ilan University)

For thousands of women in Israel, breast cancer has become a harsh reality. With over 4000 women diagnosed each year and a 20% mortality rate the effects of the disease go beyond just chemotherapy.
Psychological and emotional difficulties leave these women and their families to face cancer day in and day out even after remission.

"I needed love, and that was something I couldn’t give to my children during chemo."

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It was in the hard moments that formed these women into who they are today, not one of them will ever be the same, but will walk on knowing that they won a battle worth fighting.



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