Stories about breast cancer that can inspire and inform

Blog  |  Newsroom

Susan G. Komen Helpline Offers Support to Breast Cancer Patients, Loved Ones

Susan G. Komen knows a breast cancer diagnosis can be devastating. Men and women who have just been told they have breast cancer can feel a range of emotions – from fear to worry to anger to confusion. Susan G. Komen wants everyone to know that they do not have to face their diagnosis alone.

The Susan G. Komen Breast Care Helpline offers education, psychosocial support and information on resources for patients and their loved ones. You can call the helpline directly at 1-877-GO-KOMEN or send an email to

Trained staff provide free, professional support to anyone with breast cancer questions or concerns, and services are offered in English and Spanish.

In addition, the Helpline staff can recommend national or local organizations and resources that may be able to provide financial assistance to patients going through treatment or other support services, including low cost mammograms.

You don’t have to fight breast cancer by yourself.

While we wait for breakthroughs that will cure breast cancer for everyone, Komen is fighting the disease through a comprehensive, 360-degree approach and supporting millions of people in the U.S. and around the globe. We’re supporting patients every day on the Helpline, through out advocacy work and efforts to improve access to high-quality care, and also empowering them through trustworthy information.