A study of nearly 11,000 women found that, within an average of seven years, breast cancer returned in less than 5 percent of patients.
Survival ToolsResearch suggests that breast cancer support groups can help boost survival. One study of 227 women enrolled in groups that offered strategies for stress relief and healthy living found that participants had a 45 percent lower risk of cancer recurrence. These three networks can help.
Living beyond breast cancer is a national nonprofit that runs a toll-free hotline for survivors, manned by survivors. (888-753-5222)
BreastCancer.org's online forums offer one of the biggest meeting places for women around the world looking for advice and community.
LiveStrongCarePlan.com helps create a blueprint for survivors (based on treatment history) that offers personalized info on what to expect.
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