FCS8829, a 4-page fact sheet by Martha C. Monroe and Barbara F. Shea, is intended for breast cancer patients who are preparing for their lumpectomy or mastectomy surgery. It helps patients understand what to expect before and after surgery. Includes information on understanding medical procedures and coping physically and psychologically. Also features quotes and experiences from other breast cancer patients. Published by the UF Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, April 2007.