When you’re ready to talk, we’re ready to listen. The Breast Cancer Helpline provides compassionate conversations with someone who understands.
We see you. We hear you. We’re here to help.
Your experience with breast cancer is unique and personal to you. Some people are outspoken and identify with their diagnosis, others are very private, and many others are still figuring it out or fall somewhere in between. Wherever you are in your breast cancer experience, we’re here to help connect you to trusted information and resources, personal stories, and a community of support. So you can get real, whatever that means to you, about the realities of living with — and beyond — breast cancer.
No matter where you are in your diagnosis. We're here to help.
Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis can upend your life. Trying to process intense feelings, make sense of treatment options, and imagine your life ahead all at the same time can be overwhelming. The more you understand your situation, the easier it is to ask the questions that matter to you — and to make the decisions that work for your life.
We’ll help you find answers.
Even after you start breast cancer treatment, you will still have many decisions ahead. Here’s where you can explore different treatment options and their side effects, as well as the impact of treatment on your emotional health. Find out how to get the most out of your relationships with your loved ones and your health insurance. We also offer advice on ways to maintain your health during treatment using exercise, diet, and nutrition.
We’ll help you prepare for what’s ahead.Learn more
Living with metastatic breast cancer
As a person living with stage IV, or metastatic, breast cancer, you have unique concerns about planning for ongoing treatment, coping with your diagnosis, and managing your finances. Here, you will find tailored information and resources to help you face your diagnosis, understand the treatment options, manage symptoms and side effects, talk with your family and friends, and communicate with your employer.
We’ll help you address your specific needs.Learn more
Finishing breast cancer treatment can feel like starting all over again: alone in a new world, with few who understand. Here, you'll find resources to explore your new concerns, such as how often to consult your doctors and what tests you may need. Find out how to get support from your loved ones and learn how to cope with your fears of recurrence.
We'll help you explore your concerns.Learn more
After a diagnosis of breast cancer, you may have a variety of concerns about its impact on your body and your soul, now and into the future. And even after you finish treatment, breast cancer remains part of your health history. As you move further from your diagnosis, you may want lifestyle tips to help reduce your risk for cancer return, or more information about how often to see your doctor.
We’ll help you address long-term impacts on your day-to-day life.Learn more
High-risk / concerned
After learning that you’re at high risk of developing breast or ovarian cancer, or both, you may feel confused and anxious about your life ahead. Getting answers to your questions about managing your health and support from others who understand can provide clarity and a greater feeling of control.
We’ll help you understand your options.Learn more
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