Facing Your Diagnosis

Updated 
August 31, 2015

Many people find they need to learn new medical terms after a diagnosisinfo-icon of breast cancer. But it’s not just about getting a new vocabulary. A breast cancer diagnosis also means coping with a lot of emotions all at once, both your own and other people’s. You are still finding out what breast cancer means for your body, mind and life, and others may have questions about what you are facing. It may be difficult to answer them when you’re still gathering information yourself.

In this section, we give you some very basic steps to copeinfo-icon with the next few days, weeks and months. We’ll also provide tips for giving the news of your diagnosis to your spouse or partner, parent, child, employer and other important people in your life. For more details about what you can find in this section, look at the navigation on the left.