Women with a breast cancer diagnosis might be well aware that they will need support, but they probably don't know, at least at first, exactly what type support they will need or how to get it.
Research has shown that women who feel they have the support they need and opportunities to express their feelings about breast cancer might be more successful with breast cancer treatment. However, it's often up to breast cancer patients to seek out the support they need rather than wait for it to appear.
As appointments pile up and information flows thick and fast, it's important to take some time to develop a game plan. Put these items on the to-do list immediately: