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.
LBBC’s Young Women’s Initiative recently launched two videos as part of their “Let’s Talk About It” Video series.
Searching for financial help with a mammogram and treatment help while employed but uninsured, a woman draws strength from her community and finds a new life direction.
- ASCO Breast Study Focuses on Preserving Fertility in Young Women
- ASCO Breast Reports on Recurrence after Early Chemotherapy
- Researchers Identify Barriers to Early-Stage Breast Cancer Treatment
- Some Treatment Symptoms Have Greater Impact on Young
- For Average Risk of Second Breast Cancer, Preventive Breast Removal Yields Slight Benefit
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 experts Steve Martinez, MD, MAS, FACS, a cancer surgeon, and Tonia Goffinet, RN, a surgery nurse, answered your questions about what to expect from surgery for breast cancer.