What do breast cancer survivors say?

What do breast cancer survivors say? What to Say to a Cancer Patient “We’ll get through this together. “I am praying for you.” “Go to MD Anderson. “I am here for you.” Then follow through

What do breast cancer survivors say?

What to Say to a Cancer Patient

  1. “We’ll get through this together.
  2. “I am praying for you.”
  3. “Go to MD Anderson.
  4. “I am here for you.” Then follow through and really be there.
  5. Don’t ask what you can do to help or say, “Let me know if you need anything.” Many people will never ask for help even though they need it.

What is the longest someone has lived after breast cancer?

Thelma Sutcliffe turned 114 years old in October. She now holds the record as the oldest living American, as the previous record holder died recently at age 116. Sutcliffe has survived breast cancer twice during her lifetime.

How do you honor a breast cancer survivor?

5 ways to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month in your practice

  1. Decorate pink for October.
  2. Provide breast cancer prevention tips.
  3. Share inspirational patient stories.
  4. Host a breast cancer fundraiser.
  5. Help patients create a breast cancer memorial.

How do you comfort someone with breast cancer?

Emotional help

  1. Be available to listen. Let your friend know that you’re available to come over when needed.
  2. Let her know if you don’t mind taking a call from her in the middle of the night.
  3. Just be yourself.
  4. Let her know you care.
  5. Phone her, but be respectful of her needs.
  6. Visit, but phone first to check it’s okay.

What should you not say to a cancer survivor?

Try not to say, “Don’t worry, you’ll be fine.” You don’t know that. Instead say, “I’m really sorry,” or “I hope it will be okay.” And don’t refer to his or her cancer as “the good cancer.” These statements downplay what he or she is going through.

What do you get someone with breast cancer?

There are so many great ideas, but we’ve got some favorites to share with you!

  • Essential Oils. First up: Essential Oils!
  • Shower Lanyards.
  • Tea bags, mints, and candies.
  • Lip Balms.
  • Moisturizers.
  • Tumblers.
  • Nonslip Socks.
  • Gentle Body Soaps.