Women's Health

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

Alex has noticed an unfortunate gap in breast cancer care for people her age

In regards to the social and psychological aspects following breast cancer diagnosis, young survivors lack in social support. Generally speaking, more support is aimed toward children and older adults with breast cancer. “There’s definitely a gap in support groups for my age. Especially for breast cancer. A lot of people that I’ve found are going through something similar,” said Whitaker.