Support For You

Breast cancer can be scary and confusing, both for those diagnosed and for their family and friends. It’s important to have a strong support network to help with the physical and emotional demands of this disease. Remember, you are not alone. There are many support services available to assist you on this journey, including:

  • If you’re in need of local resources or financial assistance resources, please do not hesitate to contact Komen Chicago at (773) 444-0061.
  • Call 1-877 GO KOMEN, a free breast care helpline, or e-mail to receive professional support services for anyone with breast health and breast cancer concerns, including breast cancer patients and their families
  • Susan G. Komen Chicago and Triage Cancer have partnered together to bring you a website, which focuses on employment, disability insurance, and health insurance issues that are important to understand a cancer diagnosis.  Click on Survivorship PinkPrint to learn more.
  • If you or a loved one need mental health support, call NAMI Chicago  at 833-626-4244. Their helpline can connect you at with the right resources.

The Emotional Journey of Breast Cancer