We are Here for the Girls and our mission is to improve the lives of young women affected by breast cancer. One of the ways we do that is through our annual breast health guide, A Guide to Caring for Yourself. Here is what you can expect from the Guide.
Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: What! You too? I thought I was the only one. - C.S. Lewis
Hearing the words “you have breast cancer” will catapult you into unknown territory and may change your world in ways that you can’t begin to imagine. All the women who are part of the Here for the Girls sisterhood have been in your shoes and they want to share their thoughts on the tumultuous time of diagnosis and to offer you hope, inspiration, and power. Their voices are here in these pages, and they are also here for you when you connect to the H4TG community.
Just as everyone is unique, each woman’s breast cancer is different because of factors such as type, stage, and characteristics of the cancer. Because treatment options vary, each woman has to evaluate the risks and benefits of her choices in the context of her own personal values and lifestyle. How women react to having this disease differs greatly as well. There are no rules for how you should act, feel, or respond. Remember, this is a time in your life when restoring your health should be your top priority, so it is okay to put yourself first and allow your support system of friends and family to help you.
Thanks for taking the time to read and for more information including how to digitally download our Guide click here. We appreciate you helping Here for the Girls expand our community!