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the importance of social support

You’ve gotten the news that someone you love has breast cancer. You want to help them, but don’t know where to start.  Oncologists, therapists, psychiatrists and researchers who analyze a patient’s experience, talk about the impact you can have on a patient’s recovery and survival.

From the Professionals

Breast cancer patients who reported having a strong group of friends, family and even acquaintances, otherwise known as social support or strong social networks,  said they had less pain and fewer side effects from their treatments. 

Support does work

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