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Topic: Advocating for oneself

Advocating for oneself involves actively communicating one's needs, priorities, and preferences to healthcare providers and others in order to ensure personalized, high-quality care and support.

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The podcast episodes highlight the importance of patients advocating for themselves throughout the healthcare process, particularly in the context of breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.

In the episode 'Amanda Returns Post Surgery: Here's What She Wants You To Know', the hosts emphasize the need for patients to advocate for themselves, communicate their priorities, and find doctors who prioritize preserving the body when possible.

Similarly, in the episode 'Back to the Future | "The Big Three" (S1E2)', the characters of Rebecca and Beth model standing up for themselves and their needs within their respective marriages in powerful ways, demonstrating the broader relevance of self-advocacy skills.

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