Despite billions spent on research and education, far too many people are diagnosed with breast cancer every year. Those who hear the words “You have breast cancer” may experience a myriad of emotions: fear, anger, betrayal, powerlessness, resentment, loneliness. They will need a lot of information and access to good care, and the one thing they may need that you can give is support. You can help your friend, family member, or loved one.

Everyone can do something besides worry.

What to Do When Someone You Know Has Been Diagnosed with Breast Cancer has suggestions for how you can help.

Download and print a PDF of the fact sheet.