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Breast Cancer in Young Women

Young women can and do get breast cancer. We believe that knowledge and understanding can make us all stronger. We hope these pages help you learn about breast cancer at your own pace—so you can feel more confident and in control of your health. 

About Breast Cancer

About Breast Cancer

From diagnosis to staging to the biology of breast cancer and metastatic disease, this is Breast Cancer 101. Learn the risk factors and signs and symptoms of breast cancer, and get the statistics on how breast cancer affects young women differently.

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Living with Breast Cancer

Living with Breast Cancer

Find out what it means to be a young woman living with breast cancer. Understand your treatment options and how they can affect your fertility and quality of life, including the practical matters. If you’re living with metastatic, or stage IV, breast cancer, we can help you take control of your health and live well in the face of a chronic illness.

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Resources and Tools

Resources and Tools

Our powerful resources will help you get educated and feel supported. Our searchable online resource database, downloadable guidebooks and recordings of past educational workshops will help you be a proactive advocate for your health.  

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Co-Survivors

Co-Survivors

Breast cancer doesn't just affect the young woman diagnosed; it affects her loved ones, too. As a co-survivor, self-care is critical. Learn about ways to help yourself while helping her, and find ways to get involved and support the cause. 

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Research

Research

Young women, especially those with metastatic disease, are underrepresented in breast cancer research. Learn about our research agenda for breast cancer in young women and the outcomes of our Research Think Tank. Find clinical trials and ways to get involved with breast cancer advocacy. 

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FAQs

FAQs

Find the answers to our most frequently asked questions about breast cancer in young women. From detection and diagnosis to treatment side effects to pregnancy and breast cancer, we’ve got you covered.

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Tools You Can Use

Locate resources, listen to talks or order our valuable educational materials.

Search for Resources Search for Resources

Search for Resources

Use our online breast cancer resource directory to find local and national resources for young women, co-survivors and healthcare providers.

Audio/Video Library Audio/Video Library

Audio/Video Library

If you’ve missed any of YSC’s informative programs and events, you can still access many of them through our video and audio files.

Educational Materials Educational Materials

Educational Materials

Take control of your health, with our Navigator series, guidebooks, and fact sheets which are packed with information on breast cancer.     

Newly Diagnosed Guide

Newly Diagnosed Guide

Created to educate and empower newly diagnosed women, our Newly Diagnosed Navigator helps fight the feelings of fear and isolation that can accompany a diagnosis so that you feel connected, supported and hopeful.

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