Breast cancer not only affects the person who has been diagnosed, but also their family and friends. When someone you care about has been diagnosed with breast cancer, knowing what to say or how you can help them is important.

This section provides practical suggestions on how to best support someone with breast cancer. You can also find information here to help you support your loved one and take care of yourself if you’re a partner or caregiver of someone with breast cancer.

The members of our Breast Cancer Support & Information Team have had breast cancer and can answer questions you may have about a wide variety of topics related to breast cancer, including tips to help you support someone who is living with breast cancer. Call us, toll-free, at 1.888.778.3100 or send us a message.

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