For the last day of breast cancer awareness month we wanted to share some great advice for women who have undergone surgery for their breast cancer. This is to seek out a breast cancer assistance programs to help you in the next stage of your battle. Assistance programs offer useful services that can help you connect with and adhere to recommended treatment such as chemotherapy. A recent study found that when using an assistance program, 80% of participants were able to get some or all of their needs met compared to 35% of those who did seek out these services. While it has been shown that women nationwide have problems finding services after surgery for breast cancer, seeking early assistance can be the key to a full and successful recovery!
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America Breast Cancer Foundation: Breast Cancer Assistance Program
For Philadelphia locals: Cancer Support Community