A breast cancer diagnosis can bring a wide range of emotions including shock, fear, sadness and anger.
The support of family, friends and others can be helpful as you go through diagnosis, treatment and beyond. Some people also join a support group.
In this section, you’ll find information on the emotional support you may need.
SUMMARY OF STUDIES ON SOCIAL SUPPORT AND SURVIVAL
COUNSELING AND SUPPORT GROUPS FOR PEOPLE WITH METASTATIC BREAST CANCER
SUPPORT GROUPS FOR FAMILY AND LOVED ONES
SUMMARY OF STUDIES ON SUPPORT GROUPS AND SURVIVAL
FINDING ONLINE AND TELEPHONE SOURCES OF SUPPORT
SOURCES OF SUPPORT FOR FAMILY AND LOVED ONES
FAMILY AND FRIENDS
WHAT CAN I DO, WHAT CAN I SAY?
TIPS ON BECOMING A MORE EFFECTIVE CO-SURVIVOR
SHARE YOUR STORY
COUNSELING AND SUPPORT GROUPS
QUALITY OF LIFE
SUSAN G. KOMEN® SUPPORT RESOURCES
Facts for Life: Support After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis
What's Happening to Me
1-877 GO KOMEN(1-877-465-6636)