About Breast Cancer in Young Women
Young women can and do get breast cancer. In fact, more than 13,000 young women are diagnosed every year, and they face challenges that older women don’t. Learn the basics of breast cancer, including the signs and symptoms, risk factors and what to do if you notice any changes in your own breasts.
If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with breast cancer, download our Newly Diagnosed Navigator, a comprehensive guide just for young women.
Breast Cancer 101
Get to know the basics of breast cancer—from diagnosis to staging to treatment—and why it's different in young women.
Breast Cancer Statistics
Over 250,000 women under age 40 know that breast cancer in young adults is just different. Learn more breast cancer statistics and facts about the disease.
Breast Cancer Risk Factors
Family history, genetics, and lifestyle are key factors used to evaluate your chances of getting breast cancer. Learn more about breast cancer risk factors and what they mean for you.
Connect with Others
Find women who know what it’s like to face breast cancer at a young age. The YSC community makes it easy to find and connect with other young survivors and co-survivors.