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emotional support


Reach out to support organizations

These groups offer in-person and online support groups, chat groups, hotlines, and many other services to people affected by, or at high risk for, breast cancer. For a list of support organizations, click here.

Take steps to manage anxiety and increase your overall well being

These may include yoga, meditation, acupuncture, listening to music, hanging out with friends, any type of exercise, or any activity you find relaxing and fun. Talking to a professional counselor or therapist can also be a big help.

Find ways to talk to your family about your breast cancer risk and theirs

This can be one of the most stressful aspects of going through genetic counseling and testing because your family may not be on board with the process. Don’t give up!

Read Personal Stories of young women

These women took the right action and have amazing and toughtful stories to tell.

insurance and legal issues

Navigating the insurance and legal areas of breast cancer awareness is hard enough as it is. Don’t try it alone. For instance, you might wonder if you tell your insurance company you’re getting…

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support organizations

There are some strong support organizations that can help finance screening and preventive treatment for women at high risk who can’t afford it or whose …

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public & government programs

Public and government programs are also available to help cover screening and treatment for young women with high breast cancer risk.

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right action for your risk group


average inherited risk

Take steps to manage anxiety and increase your overall well being. These may include yoga, meditation, acupuncture, listening to music, hanging out with friends, any type of exercise, or any activity you find relaxing and fun. Talking to a professional counselor or therapist can also be a big help.

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potentially high inherited risk

Potentially high inherited risk simply means that your family does have some history of cancer. It would be a good thing for you to speak with a professional. I know it’s scary to think about. But ignoring the risk factors now and discovering cancer later is a lot scarier. Trust me. You’ve already taken the first step to understanding your risk. And now’s the time to take the Right Action for you to keep your risk as low as possible.

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