It may be a friend, a family member or even a co-worker who has been diagnosed with breast cancer. But regardless of who you know with this life-threatening disease, you will likely be looking for answers. We'll help you learn everything you need to know about being a co-survivor including basic information about breast cancer, how to find resources, treatment options and how to offer the best support.
Is someone you know battling breast cancer or stepping back into "normal life" after treatment? Sometimes it's hard knowing what to say or do. Handy fact sheets and breast cancer information about the disease and its emotional impact can help you reach out and meet the real needs of a survivor.
Women experience many changes during their lifetime. And it's important to know which changes are normal and which are not. An estimated 182,460 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to occur among women in the United States in 2008. Learn how you can recognize the symptoms, find a doctor and read about innovative research and treatments.
Living with breast cancer can be both emotionally and physically demanding. Through diagnosis, treatment and recovery, support plays a major role in alleviating the emotional and physical trials of the disease. Learn how you can connect with co-survivors including family members, spiritual advisors, friends, colleagues, health care providers and fellow cancer survivors.