Facing breast cancer is difficult, and often just being there for the person is the most important thing. It will help them feel they are supported during this period in their lives.
The following ideas can help you support your colleague during their breast cancer treatment, and beyond:
When I would visit, the support I was given [by colleagues] really helped me through some tough times and reduced that terrible sense of isolation you get when you are sick for an extended period.
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*This article does not provide medical advice and is intended for informational purposes only.
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