You've started your recommended course of treatment. But you’re quickly learning that when you’re in treatment, nothing remains the same. "Suddenly all of the trivial things become just that--trivial." says Rhiannon Yocum. "You go into survival mode and focus on living and waking up each morning."
There are many programs and places that offer help during this crucial time. From emotional support to financial and treatment assistance to transportation, child care, legal advice and more, we can help connect you with whatever you need. Get details through the links below, by calling our Breast Care Helpline at 1-877-GO KOMEN (1-877-465-6636) or by contacting your local Komen Affiliate.
Whether you need information, assistance, emotional support or just someone to talk to, we can help.
Right now, thinking about insurance, finances, or finding services can seem overwhelming. That’s why there are programs and organizations that offer the resources, support and guidance you need.
There are lots of things to consider during treatment. Learn about special issues unique to some or other topics common to many in treatment.
Learn about complementary therapies to help improve quality of life and relieve some side effects of treatment and/or breast cancer.
In the first year after a cancer diagnosis and during the active phase of treatment, breast cancer can affect how you feel inside and out. Learn how to manage and address issues that may be affecting your quality of life.
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