Learning From Others
You are not in this alone.
In this section, learn what it’s like to face the many complex medical, psychosocial, emotional, legal and financial challenges of breast cancer from women diagnosed with the disease, family members, friends and caregivers.
Share your stories, connect with other women who understand what you are facing, ask the experts your questions and get tips and trusted information for living beyond a breast cancer diagnosis.
Linda Sousa shares how her support network enabled her to live her life through her breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Offering care and support to someone diagnosed with breast cancer can be hard emotionally, whether you’re experiencing stress from balancing your own needs with helping your loved one or having trouble accepting the person’s diagnosis yourself. This September, Living Beyond Breast Cancer expert Page Tolbert, LCSW, answers your questions about how to be a caregiver while getting the help you need, too.
Tips for Living
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Submitted by Meredith