Support For You

Breast cancer can be scary and confusing, both for those diagnosed and for their family and friends. It’s important to have a strong support network to help with the physical and emotional demands of this disease. Remember, you are not alone. There are many support services available to assist you on this journey, including:

  • If you’re in need of local resources or financial assistance resources, please do not hesitate to contact Komen Austin at 512.473.0900 or view a list of our community health partners.
  • A grassroots survivor support group is being formed by Komen Austin volunteers. Learn more about the Survivor ATX program and get involved early on to help launch this program.
  • It can be hard to know what to ask your doctor regarding your diagnosis, treatment, follow-up care and more. Check out our Questions to Ask Your Doctor page to ensure that you feel empowered to get the individualized care that you need.
  • For some survivors, it’s helpful to share the story of their breast cancer journey. If you would like to share your story to empower yourself and others, visit our Share Your Story page.
  • If you would like to learn more about what to expect during any part of the breast cancer experience, from screening and diagnosis to treatment and reconstruction, our BC101 interactive tool may be helpful.
  • Call 1-877 GO KOMEN, a free breast care helpline, or e-mail helpline@komen.org to receive professional support services for anyone with breast health and breast cancer concerns, including breast cancer patients and their families