In the emotional well-being section, you'll find tips and information to help you talk about anxiety, depression, crises of spirituality and isolation with your friends, family and treatment team.
There are a lot of different types of healthcare providers who can address emotional needs. Click the button below for a full list of healthcare providers.Learn More
It’s normal to feel nervous and stressed about MBC. When these symptoms become chronic, it’s called anxiety. There are many ways to address anxiety, starting with talking to your healthcare provider.Read More
Depression is quite common among people with MBC, and can place significant strain on quality of life. There are ways to address depression with your treatment team.
There’s no right or wrong way to feel about living with MBC, and everyone manages their feelings differently. Building a support system and having open dialogue about how you're feeling can help.Read More
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Potential side effects of treatment vary for each therapy, and every person responds differently. Talk to your healthcare team about the potential side effects of treatment, including side effects like anxiety, depression or insomnia. If your healthcare team understands the side effects you are experiencing, they can better help you manage them.
Some of the women we surveyed said it was sometimes hard to take their cancer treatment as prescribed. It is okay to feel this way, but if you do, let your healthcare team know. Cancer treatment is complicated, so do not make changes before talking to your healthcare providers, even if you are experiencing side effects. The more information you communicate, the more they will be able to help you.