Finding a support system that’s right for you can make a big difference when going through the difficulties of breast cancer. Learn more about the various options available to you and your loved ones.
There are plenty of ways to get support without leaving your home.
American Cancer Society’s Cancer Survivors Network
A community with chat rooms, discussion boards, and other resources that help you find support.
Beyond The Shock
An breast cancer guide that helps everyone—from patients to family members—understand this disease by way of educational videos and an informative question and answer section.
If online support communities aren’t for you, there are plenty of in-person meet ups worth researching.
To find local groups in your area, go on American Cancer Society’s Treatment & Support page to search through the various programs.
CancerCare is another resource that can help connect you with face-to-face support groups, as well as get you in touch with online counseling groups, which are led by social workers specializing in oncology.