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It’s not quite as exciting as I’ve made it sound with the above title. Upon receiving a breast cancer diagnosis, feelings of isolation can be overwhelming. This holds true not only for the patient, but for caregivers and family members of the patient. It often feels as though no one can understand the experience except for others who have been through it themselves.

The internet enables us to find communities of support without having to leave our homes. This can be invaluable when you are immune-compromised from chemotherapy, as I was.
Following are five online resources for breast cancer patients:

1. http://www.cancer.org is an incredible all-around resource. Whether you are looking for support for yourself, or your family, or simply resources for the changes your body undergoes through breast cancer treatment, this site can point you in the right direction. Although they are not an “online support group,” they offer…

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