Women's Health

How Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Support Has Changed

How Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Support Has Changed

How Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Support Has Changed

Hearing the words “It’s cancer” is devastating for a person and their loved ones.

Upon diagnoses, thoughts are racing. What to do? Where to look for help and support? It’s just plain frightening.

The patient’s attention is drawn back to the oncologist’s verbal explanation of treatment options. You hear the voice but can’t seem to fully comprehend the words.

Good news: The facts are more promising today than they were in the very recent 20th century.