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Review for Breast Cancer Connections, Palo Alto, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I was diagnosed with breast cancer in September 2007. My friend suggested I check out the Newly Diagnosed Support Group at Breast Cancer Connection (BCC). I’m not much of a people person, but she insisted that I go at least once. Best thing I ever did! Not only did I meet women going through the same thing I was going through, I met women who were near completing their treatment, and thriving! Seeing these women in person gave me a great sense of hope. I learned so much about different chemo drugs available, and their related side effects, that I felt empowered to choose the course of action I would take to cure my particular form of breast cancer. Now I attend the Recovery & Renewal Group at BCC. Once in a while I attend the Newly Diagnosed Group and hope I am an inspiration for others going through this terrible disease.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

I felt empowered to choose the course of action I would take to cure my particular form of breast cancer.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

...breast cancer survivors, professional, knowledgeable, helpful!

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2008

Role:  Client Served & I received support.