Breast Cancer and Mental Health

Last Updated: November 14, 2022

Depression affects many people with cancer, and people with breast cancer report some of the highest rates around the world. Know the signs. Talk with a doctor. Get support.


Animated dots move on screen emphasizing the following text: One in three people with breast cancer experience depression. Know the signs: Sad, hopeless, or “empty” mood, feeling guilty or worthless, and sudden changes in eating habits.