You may have this cancer, but it's not "The Big C." It's fear. Specifically, the fear of cancer.
It's important to remember that even if your doctor feels something unusual in your breast, it doesn't mean you have cancer. But it can certainly set off your worst fears, which like cancer, can metastasize.
Breast cancer, when caught early, has a 93+ per cent cure rate, according to the Canadian Cancer Society. But how do you cure fear?
Hypochondriasis, or the fear of getting a disease or…