Recently Diagnosed: Overview
If you’ve recently been diagnosed with breast cancer, find information here about programs and services the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition can offer you.
Our Peer Mentor Support program can match you with a survivor who has faced a similar diagnosis, treatment or recovery. Our Peer Mentor Program Coordinators can speak with you about your specific needs, answer your questions about breast cancer, and provide many resources as you being your journey.
If you are a women diagnosed with breast cancer in your 20’s, 30’s and 40’s, you may be interested in learning more about our Young Survivors in Action (YSIA) program.
New Castle County: Lois Wilkinson at (302) 468-4812
Kent County: Lois Wilkinson (302) 672-6435
Sussex County: Connie Holdridge (302) 542-3450 or (302) 644-6844
If you are:
- • A Kent County, DE resident
• In active treatment for breast cancer
• Experiencing extreme financial hardship
(Made possible through a grant from the Potter Trust of the CenDel Foundation)
The “Beginning Your Journey” programs helps connect women with local resources and professional staff at the area’s cancer centers to address their concerns and get the support they need. The programs will be offered monthly, in each county, in partnership with a local hospital.
The Frequently Asked Questions section can provide you with questions to take back to your health care team to help you further understand your diagnosis and treatment options.
Are you a newly diagnosed woman or a breast cancer survivor? Here is a video featuring Cathy Holloway, the Program Director of Education and Survivorship at the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition on Comcast Newsmakers, giving an overview of some of the programs we offer.