What help can I get if I have breast cancer? The Pink Fund provides 90-day non-medical cost-of-living expenses to breast cancer patients in active treatment. The Sisters Network Breast Cancer Assistance Program aims to assist breast cancer survivors facing financial challenges while undergoing surgery, radiation or chemotherapy treatment.
What is the hardest breast cancer to treat? What is triple-negative breast cancer? Triple-negative breast cancer is that which tests negative for three receptors: estrogen, progesterone, and human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2). It is also the least common form of breast cancer and the hardest to treat.
How do you support someone with breast cancer emotionally?
- Do Your Research.
- Be There Before, During, And After Treatment.
- Open Your Heart And Listen.
- Know What Not To Say.
- Let Them Know You’re Available Anytime.
- Try Things That Worked In The Past.
- Give A Semblance Of Normalcy.
- Respect Their Privacy.
What resources are available for cancer patients?
- CancerCare. 800-813-HOPE (4673) www.cancercare.org.
- 211 Collaborative. www.211.org.
- American Cancer Society. 800-227-2345. www.cancer.org.
- U.S. Administration on Aging. 800-677-1116. www.eldercare.gov.
- The United Way. (find your local United Way at www.liveunited.org)