A lumpectomy with IORT can add approximately 30 minutes to the total procedure time of 1 hour. However, IORT can often replace conventional external beam radiation treatment, reducing the time before the patient resumes normal activities.
Overall, 1 in 10 consultations in the U.S. now involves a person with the illness, CDC says
Exercise regularly. Walking, bicycling, jogging, dancing and doing other aerobic exercise can improve your mood.
Don't abuse substances. Alcohol and illegal drugs are closely linked to depression. Their use can contribute to or worsen your condition.
Talk to someone. Talking with a friend or family member about events and situations that are causing you stress can help you gain perspective.
Join a support group. Talking to people can be very useful. Many hospitals and community mental-health centers sponsor self-help support groups.