What to Expect After Breast Cancer Treatment
You have completed your treatment for breast cancer. Now what?
You are moving to a new phase in life where living well is especially
important. In this new role, there are challenges ahead as you learn to
live a healthy lifestyle that may lower the risk of a recurrence. You are
also learning to adapt to changes that have taken place in your body, mind
We are here to help, with a special program called Take Sail.
What is Take Sail?
Take Sail focuses on improving your personal experience of living with,
through and beyond breast cancer.
You will meet with a specially trained caregiver who will:
Review your cancer treatments and answer your questions
Recommend strategies for coping with any lingering side effects
Refer you to BIDMC specialists to help with symptoms or concerns
Develop an annual plan that you can share with your primary care and
Serve as a communication resource for navigating your future needs and
Who Can Participate?
Take Sail is for patients who have had care at Beth Israel Deaconess
Medical Center, and who experience symptoms or have concerns during or
after cancer treatment.
For More Information
There are a host of issues that may arise immediately
following your treatment
from emotional well-being, nutrition and fatigue, to fertility, fear and
finances. We can help by addressing these and other concerns. For more
information, or to make an appointment, please call our BreastCare Center 617-667-2900.