Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis is life-changing and can feel overwhelming. Each person manages the news differently. To Life! is committed to providing compassionate support, information and education as you begin this journey. The organization, with 20 years of experience partnering with breast cancer patients, survivors, clinicians, family, and friends, can assist with helping you connect to resources, information and support services; for today, tomorrow and well into your future. This site contains many helpful links, but sometimes a personal call can help. Please call us at 518-439-5975. During business hours, our staff is here and happy to be of assistance. After hours calls will be returned on the next business day.
Please know you are not alone and there are many resources available. Here are links to resources To Life! has assembled.
Your treatment may include surgery, treatments, medications that will affect your physical appearance. Let the To Life! boutique and fitting services assist you. We provide a private atmosphere for fittings in both our Wig boutiques and our Mastectomy boutiques.
A variety of Support Services are offered at To Life! including: general information about breast cancer, screening, risk reduction and survivorship; individual supportive counseling for women who are newly diagnosed, in treatment and post-treatment; breast cancer support groups including for women newly diagnosed and in treatment, women diagnosed in the 40s or younger, and women with metastatic breast cancer, as well as a bilingual support group (Spanish and English) in Amsterdam, NY. Peer mentoring/support is also available as are wellness programs and services, and a lending library of material pertinent to breast cancer patients, survivors and caretakers.
Please call our Support Services Manager to connect with services and a support group or click here to view our monthly support group schedule.
Additionally, here are a few resources to help as you begin processing and coping with a diagnosis: