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.
Interested in how LBBC will continue to support young women in the future? Read about some of our future programs.
A young mother's experiences during diagnosis and treatment lead to her involvement in breast cancer advocacy and a career change.
- After Some Breast Cancer Treatments, Risk for Other Health Conditions May Rise
- After Mastectomy, More Women Choosing Breast Reconstruction
- Most Not Preserving Fertility Before Breast Cancer Treatment
- After Diagnosis, Daughter May Find Relationship With Mother Deepens
- Yoga May Lower Fatigue, Inflammation After Breast Cancer Treatment
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 Jnani Chapman, RN, BSN, E-RYT 500, answered your questions about the health benefits of practicing yoga during and after breast cancer treatment, how to safely practice, and how to find yoga teachers trained to help you.