Being told you have breast cancer can be scary, and you may have many questions. But you have people on your healthcare team to help. It’s normal to feel afraid. Learning about your cancer and about the treatment options you have can make you feel less afraid. This also helps you work with your healthcare team and make the best choices for your treatment.

Young Doctor Speaking With an Elderly Patient

You will have doctors. Your nurses, social workers, radiation therapists, and other healthcare providers want to support you on your cancer journey. They will answer any questions you may have. They’ll help you through each of the steps you’ll take before, during, and after treatment. Your team will let you know what tests you need and the results of those tests. They’ll guide you in making treatment decisions and help prepare you and your loved ones for what’s ahead. Coping with cancer can be very stressful. Talk with your healthcare team about seeing a counselor.

Click here to learn more about coping with a breast cancer diagnosis.

Supportive Cancer Care Center

Touro Infirmary. Our comprehensive program provides mental, emotional, spiritual, and social support from cancer diagnosis through treatment and beyond. At Touro, we take an approach that focuses on the whole person, not just the disease.

Selecting the services you need helps you to strengthen your mind and body and empowers you to fight cancer and recover from treatment. Click here to learn more about Touro Infirmary’s Supportive Cancer Care Center.

You don’t have to experience cancer alone—call the Supportive Cancer Care Center at (504) 897-8678 or Contact Us by email to get the help you need.

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