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.
Feeling isolated from cultural support during her breast cancer experience, a young woman starts a group to educate and help Asian-American women.
- Jolie example of careful weighing of risks: MDs
- Reasons Young Women Stop Taking Tamoxifen Vary Over Time
- Doctors Less Likely to Offer Fertility Information to Some Women Before Cancer Therapy
- Asian, Black and Young Women Have Most Post-traumatic Stress Disorder After Breast Cancer Diagnosis
- Study Looks at Fetal and Maternal Effects of Chemotherapy During Pregnancy
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 Shoshi Barkai, MS, RD, answered your questions about the importance of weight management after a breast cancer diagnosis and how to incorporate healthful eating and fitness into your daily routine.