In this section, Living Beyond Breast Cancer brings you the stories of young women affected by breast cancer as well as those of family members, friends and caregivers. Learn how they faced the complex medical, psychosocial, emotional, legal and financial challenges of the disease.
Feeling isolated from cultural support during her breast cancer experience, a young woman starts a group to educate and help Asian-American women.
Advice heard on a popular TV show enables a young woman to discover triple-negative breast cancer.
A 19-year-old woman perseveres to get a correct diagnosis despite skepticism from healthcare providers.
In 1990, a young woman is told inflammatory breast cancer will take her life in less than a year. Twenty-two years later, she is an active advocate in the breast cancer community.
After breast cancer diagnosis, treatment, a recurrence and more treatment, a young woman achieves much hoped-for motherhood through adoption.
A young mother diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer finds strength in God and creativity.
Because she cannot afford to pay the balance of her plastic surgery bill, a young woman's reconstruction is halted with the expanders in place but the process unfinished.
A young mother decides how to handle information, talk with her children and find nutritional support after a metastatic breast cancer diagnosis.
Discovering she's pregnant at the same time she receives a breast cancer diagnosis, a young woman makes decisions, finds strength and faces challenges.
Even with early screenings because her mother was diagnosed at 31, a young woman contends with her own breast cancer diagnosis and the genetic factor she and her sisters share.
A young African-American woman shares her journey after a diagnosis of triple-negative breast cancer.
A young African-American woman with breast cancer shares how she made decisions, dealt with side effects and coped with emotions and unexpected plans. Volunteering for Living Beyond Breast Cancer helped Sarita to move forward.
Learn how one young woman with breast cancer made treatment decisions, found support, addressed fertility worries and moved forward after diagnosis and treatment.