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About Breast Cancer > Family & Relationships


On these pages, you can find guidance and insights for communicating with those closest to you about the diagnosis, things that may change, and what you need.

father & daughter

After I got the call about my diagnosis, I was literally speechless and felt like I had been punched in the stomach. I didn’t have it in me to call my parents and tell them.

Dani Bennov


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Reviewed and updated: March 19, 2020

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