Welcome to lbbc.org's website community for young women affected by breast cancer. We know that your psychosocial and medical concerns are different than those of women over age 45, and we are dedicated to providing you with age-appropriate information and resources specific to your needs.
Read about the latest breast cancer news, updates on clinical trials and more. Use the navigation bar on the left to quickly and easily access topics of interest to you.
We hope the information and support offered in this section brings you comfort and empowers you to make informed choices about your treatment and well-being.
A young woman who wants to have a baby after breast cancer treatment finds help with fertility preservation costs.
Learn how to apply for LBBC’s Young Advocate Program for young women affected by breast cancer.
- Poorer women with a breast lump may wait to see doctor
- Cancer Stage Related to Degree of Depression in Young African-American Women
- Women With Breast Cancer May Overestimate Secondary Risks
- Age at Diagnosis Not a Factor in Outcomes for Early-Stage, HER2-Positive Disease
- Younger Women May Benefit From Mammograms: Study
If you are a young adult ages 18-40, live in Southeastern Pennsylvania and have been diagnosed with cancer, you are invited to participate in a survey to help researchers understand your experiences and needs as well as evaluate and address gaps in services for young adults diagnosed with cancer.
Researchers seek African-American women to test materials designed for the needs of women under age 50 who have had breast cancer and are living in North Carolina.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer expert Hollye Jacobs, RN, MS, MSW, answers your questions about how to talk with children about what breast cancer is, the physical changes they may see you go through during treatment, how to handle the hard questions they may have, and how children of different ages may react to the news.