L.A. Resource Guide

Resources for Young Women Diganosed with Breast Cancer

Young Survival Coalition (YSC)
The Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is the only international, non-profit network of breast cancer survivors and suporters dedicated to the concerns and issues that are unique to young women and breast cancer. Through action, advocacy and awarenss, the YSC seeks to educate the medical, research, breast cancer and lagislative communities and to persuade them to address breast cancer in women 40 and under. The YSC also serves as a point of contact for young women living with breast cancer.

The Young Survivor Connection by Living Beyond Breast Cancer
The Young Survivor Connection by Living Beyond Breast Cancer is a message board forum for younger women afffected by breast cancer.

Mothers Supporting Daughters with Breast Cancer (MSDBC)
The support services provided by this organization are free and are designed to help mothers who have daughters battling breast cancer. Support is provided in a variety of ways including one-on-one support by mother volunteers who have experienced firsthand the trauma and challenges of having a daughter diagnosed with breast cancer; through distribution of a mother's handbook and daughter's companian borchure to provide guidance as to how a mother can be contructively helpful to her daughter during her breast cancer treatment; and through requests for education about the disease and its treatment.

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