Author: Marie Mitchell

Cancer associations

Breast cancer support group meetings in Nova Scotia

Breast Cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer detected in women including Nova Scotia. Around 780 women were diagnosed with the disease in 2015 while it caused 150 deaths in the same year.

Patients undergoing treatment for breast cancer need emotional support and backup so that they can retain hope and recover successfully.  To be able to do that successfully, we have a number of breast cancer support groups – and we would be taking a look at a few of them in Nova Scotia. (more…)