Women's Health

24-Year-Old Who Faced Breast Cancer Stresses That Young Women Are at Risk Too

When it comes to this age group, awareness is paramount

More and more evidence suggests that breast cancer diagnosis before the age of 40 differs biologically from the cancer faced by older women. However, being that breast cancer is not as common among the younger population group, research studies remain rather limited. Still, researchers are continuously working towards improving fertility prevention and breast cancer treatment for this group of women.

Young women affected by breast cancer should band together to be a voice for awareness, improve representation in research, and make each other stronger. Dedication to these goals can turn unique challenges into opportunities for success. As said best by Whitaker, “squeeze a titty because you just might save a life.”