Breast Cancer Community

The breast cancer community has proved to be invaluable to many breast cancer patients and survivors, helping them cope with the rollercoaster of experiences that come with a diagnosis. As breast cancer communities are comprehensive and widespread, those looking for support can easily find a group that is relevant to their experiences, no matter what stage of breast cancer they are currently going through.


From initial diagnosis, through to the emotions that accompany the aftermath of a mastectomy, the breast cancer community serves as a much-needed pillar of support. These days, it’s easy to reach out to others through technology, and people often go to online communities when they need to chat with other breast cancer survivors who know what you’re going through.


It’s well known that having the right people around you can really lighten the burden of troubled times. The breast cancer community has proved itself to be a welcoming, empathetic, and sympathetic platform for patients and survivors to gain the emotional support that they need to recover and endure.


You will find that the breast cancer community caters to all levels of interaction. Whether you’re looking for group sessions or something more intimate, you will be able to find something to suit. There is no reason to go through your troubles alone, and sometimes it’s only the people who have gone through what you’re going through that can truly help.



The sites below offer forums, chat rooms, and active message boards; have a browse and find the right one to suit you:

Whether you’re worried about your breasts, wondering how you’ll cope with your diagnosis or treatment, or concerned about a friend, you’ll find this a welcoming community of understanding people who will offer you practical and emotional support at any time of day or night. The forum service is provided by Breast Cancer Care, the only specialist UK-wide charity providing support for anyone affected by breast cancer.
Affected by breast cancer? Join this group to share experiences and ask questions to people who understand what you’re going through. Hosted by the charity Macmillan Cancer Support.
Hosted by leading cancer charity, Cancer Research UK, the Cancer Chat forum offers a huge range of options to talk with others about your breast cancer experience.


It is also recommended that you look for a breast cancer community support group in your local area, as face-to-face support is often the most helpful and meaningful.