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Helping Each Other Recover (HER)

OUR GOAL:

To provide “one-on-one” assistance to newly diagnosed breast cancer patients.

MISSION STATEMENT:

To provide information and assistance for the special needs of women diagnosed with breast cancer in Central Illinois.

WHO WE ARE:

  • Local breast cancer survivors
  • Medical advisors, nurses oncologists, surgeons

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

  • How do I talk to my family?
  • What do I ask my doctor?
  • What do I need to tell my employer?
  • What will my insurance cover?
  • What is breast reconstruction?
  • If I need breast prosthesis or a wig, where do I find them?

How to reach HER

Call the HER helpline at 217-876-4377 or toll-free at 888-456-4377.
Calls are answered from 8am-4:30pm weekdays.

Your call will be returned by a local breast cancer survivor willing to assist you with your questions and concerns.