NOW ZAFER IS ACCEPTED TO HIS NEW LIFE
He said that although he is now largely victorious from the disease, the process of adjusting to the “new normal” of his life was not easy at first. The young actress stated that she still got used to this new situation and continued her life in this way. Then he emphasized that removing both breasts of a woman should not harm her self-confidence.
LIKE STARTING LIFE AGAIN
He had to face a difficult illness at the very beginning of his career and life. Miranda McKeon. She learned that she had breast cancer in June last year. For McKeon, who was 19 at the time, the difficult treatment process began. But after that process, McKeon, now 20 years old, seems to have started his life all over again.
HE FROZEN EGGS FIRST
published on a digital platform”Anne With An EMiranda McKeon, known for her TV series “, told People about her process. After it became clear that she had cancer, the young actress decided to freeze her ovaries. First, both breasts were removed with an operation. Then she received eight sessions of chemotherapy. This was followed by 25 sessions of radiation therapy.
‘IT WAS MORE COMPLEX THAN I EXPECTED’
“Adapting to this new normal is kind of a challenge for him,” McKeon said of the process. He then continued: “Direction of survival was more complex than I expected. Seeing different treatments, integrating them into my life, collaborating with them rather than against them… It was all a complex process.”
‘IT WAS A STRENGTHENING EXPERIENCE’
According to what he told, having a double mastectomy operation due to his illness and continuing his life that way did not discourage him, quite the opposite. The young actress also said, “It has been an empowering experience for me to feel comfortable with this new body I am in last year.”
‘I WAS FEAR AT THE STARTER: I had fears when she learned that both her breasts were going to be removed due to her illness. “In the beginning, I had fears about how I would look and how this might affect my relationship with my body and my self-confidence. I think this is a situation that many women have to face because of this type of operation.” told in his words.
HE HAD FEARS BEFORE THE OPERATION
McKeon added that he had a lot of questions about what might happen after a double mastectomy (removal of both breasts): “Will I continue to look like myself? Will I look normal? Will I look like Frankenstein?”
AFTER I MADE IMPLANT
Miranda McKeon said that after three months of chemotherapy, she decided to have her breasts implanted instead. She added that for this, she consulted a doctor who works with cancer survivors like herself. She also expressed how the implants changed her view of life with these words: “These implants made me more confident in myself.”
‘IT’S NOT THE END OF THE WORLD’
The young actress emphasized that she felt that she was in safe hands during her treatment and that this had a positive effect on her mental health. “Then I started to feel: Oh my God! It’s not the end of the world. I think I’m going to love the way I look from now on. I can really say that with my new body I feel safe and beautiful. I look and feel like myself,” she said.
IT AIMS TO CREAT AWARENESS: Miranda MCKeon, who gave this interview within the scope of Breast Cancer Awareness Week, said that she is trying to raise awareness especially among those who struggle with the disease at a young age. Reminding that fighting breast cancer can affect people negatively and make them feel powerless and helpless, the young actress said, “Removal of both breasts does not mean the end of a woman’s self-confidence.” She also emphasized that in this case, women can feel beautiful just as they used to.