When someone you love is diagnosed with cancer, it’s common to feel unsure of how to show your love and support. While there’s no one-size-fits-all answer, Dr. Jon Hunter, who works with breast cancer patients as Head of Psychosocial Services in the Marvelle Koffler Breast Center at Mount Sinai Hospital, shares his insights on how to best support loved ones going through cancer treatment.
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During her pregnancy, she was diagnosed with aggressive, stage 3 breast cancer that spread to her lymph nodes. In the second trimester of her pregnancy, she required specialized cancer treatment to care for herself and protect her unborn son.