Young Women

  • The Tigerlilly Foundation – To educate, advocate for, empower and provide hands-on services and support to young women (15-40), before, during and after breast cancer.
  • Young Survival Coalition (YSC)1-877-972-1011 is the premier international organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women and breast cancer. YSC works with survivors, caregivers and the medical, research, advocacy and legislative communities to increase the quality and quantity of life for women diagnosed with breast cancer ages 40 and under.
  • Brenda Mehling Cancer Fund provides support to women 18-40 up to $600 for co-pays, rent and mortgage, transportation, car insurance, repairs groceries etc. (800) 878-9184 or bmcf.net
  • The SAMFundAssists young adult survivors of cancer with a successful transition into their post-treatment life by providing financial support through the distribution of grants and scholarships
  • Planet CancerConnects young adults with each other to empower and help them access support and resources they wouldn’t have known about otherwise.
  • Sharsheret For young Jewish women facing breast cancer
  • Hope Connections For Cancer SupportSupport group for peers who understand the unique challenges of living with a cancer diagnosis as a young adult. 301-493-5002       5430 Grosvenor Lane, Bethesda MD
  • Lombardi Cancer Center Young Women’s Breast Cancer Support Group – For women with breast cancer, age 40 and under. Third Wednesday of every month. 5:30-7pm   202-444-3755
  • City Girl  Blog written by a young breast cancer survivor about relationships, sex, dating, pregnancy, breast cancer, and & health advocacy
  • I’m Too Young for ThisEmpowering young adults with cancer. Offers age-appropriate support resources.
  • Hope for Two…Pregnant With Cancer Networksed with cancer while pregnant with information, support and hope.
  • Everything ChangesA comprehensive book about cancer in your 20’s and 30’s. Men and women in Everything Changes confess their most vulnerable moments, revealing cancer experiences they never told anyone else – what they thought about at night before going to bed, what they wish they could tell their lovers but were too afraid to. With irreverent flare and practical wisdom, Everything Changes includes stories, how-to resources, and expert advice on must-know issues