About Breast Cancer > Family & Relationships

Family &

1 Min. Read

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


Related resources

Related articles and posts


Stay connected

Sign up to receive emotional support, medical insight, personal stories, and more, delivered to your inbox weekly.


Reviewed and updated: March 19, 2020

Reviewed by: LBBC Staff


Was this page helpful?

Living Beyond Breast Cancer is a national nonprofit organization that seeks to create a world that understands there is more than one way to have breast cancer. To fulfill its mission of providing trusted information and a community of support to those impacted by the disease, Living Beyond Breast Cancer offers on-demand emotional, practical, and evidence-based content. For over 30 years, the organization has remained committed to creating a culture of acceptance — where sharing the diversity of the lived experience of breast cancer fosters self-advocacy and hope. For more information, learn more about our programs and services.