Mastectomy: What To Expect, with author Jackie Buxton

Jackie Buxton tea and chemo
Jackie Buxton is the author of Tea & Chemo

When Jackie Buxton, author of Tea & Chemo: Fighting Cancer Living Life, was diagnosed with breast cancer, she was told she would need surgery as soon as possible.

“When I was told I was going to have a mastectomy, it just went over my head,” she says. “My brain wasn’t working properly. I was in a sludge of cancer thought.”

Just two week after finding out about her condition, she was booked in for her operation.

We’ve asked Jackie to talk about her mastectomy experience.

In this video, Jackie describes her feelings leading up and after the mastectomy and shares the hopes and fears she had going into her breast cancer surgery: