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.
Learn how to apply for LBBC’s Young Advocate Program for young women affected by breast cancer.
Deadline extended through August 29, 2014!
A young Arkansas woman runs to strengthen her body, restore her spirit and expand her confidence after a breast cancer diagnosis.
- For Average Risk of Second Breast Cancer, Preventive Breast Removal Yields Slight Benefit
- Is an Aromatase Inhibitor with Ovarian Suppression Better for Premenopausal Women?
- Infertility Risk High After Breast Cancer Treatment
- Medicine Given with Chemotherapy May Protect Fertility
- Targeted Therapies Heat up Oncology Meeting
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, Shara Sosa, MSW, LCSW, answers your questions about how to cope with the lingering fear that breast cancer might come back, what to do if the fear becomes too much and where to find support when you need it.