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How do I give moral support to someone with breast cancer?

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Dr. Greg Pahnke
Surgery - Oncology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Be there- for her

Be there to listen not to advise unless asked - men fail at that aspect.
Go with her to the doctor's appt. Again to listen and/or to ask questions that your friend expressed to you and forgot - their heads are spinning. With you they will not feel alone. Today i had 3 such patients all by themselves after previously calling them with the diagnosis so that they could ask someone to be there.Thanku.

In brief: Be there- for her

Be there to listen not to advise unless asked - men fail at that aspect.
Go with her to the doctor's appt. Again to listen and/or to ask questions that your friend expressed to you and forgot - their heads are spinning. With you they will not feel alone. Today i had 3 such patients all by themselves after previously calling them with the diagnosis so that they could ask someone to be there.Thanku.
Dr. Greg Pahnke
Dr. Greg Pahnke
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Dr. John Geisler
Gynecology - Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Be supportive

Just like with any other difficult situation, be there for your friend.
If they want to talk, be there. If they just want a friend near, be there...

In brief: Be supportive

Just like with any other difficult situation, be there for your friend.
If they want to talk, be there. If they just want a friend near, be there...
Dr. John Geisler
Dr. John Geisler
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