At Thriving Beyond Breast Cancer, we understand the unique challenges you face on your breast cancer journey.
We know that navigating breast cancer isn’t just a physical battle, it’s a financial one too. That’s why our stipend program is designed for young women like you, aged 21-40, who are in active treatment and could use a financial boost. We want to help give you the freedom to focus on what really matters — your healing journey.
You’ve got enough on your plate, and worrying about finances shouldn’t be one of them. Our stipends aim to ease that burden, so you can channel all your energy into recovery and well-being. Think of it as a helping hand, a small but significant step that can make your path to healing a little less rocky.
So, if you’re in the moderate-income range and could use some financial relief, take a moment to apply. We’re here to empower you, uplift you, and remind you that you’re not walking this path alone. Click the button below to learn more and take the first step toward a more supported journey.
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Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women.
Younger people, particularly those under age 35 at the time of their original breast cancer diagnosis, face a higher risk of breast cancer recurrence.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the United States.
Nearly 80% of young women diagnosed with breast cancer find their breast abnormality themselves.
It occurs once in every 3,000 pregnancies. An estimated 30% or more of all breast cancer in young women is diagnosed in the few years after a woman has had a baby.
Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women who are pregnant or have recently given birth.
Compared to older women, young women generally face more aggressive cancers and lower survival rates.
More and more evidence tells us that breast cancer before age 40 differs biologically from the cancer faced by older women.
The incidence of metastatic breast cancer at the time of initial diagnosis is rising in women under the age of 40.
Your strength and resilience shine brilliantly through the challenges you face. Your determination to overcome adversity is nothing short of inspiring. Each step you take, every obstacle you conquer, brings you closer to a brighter, healthier tomorrow.
We understand that this journey is uniquely yours, and we're here to listen, to understand, and to uplift. Your stories, your battles, your victories – they shape the very essence of our mission. Your courage fuels our dedication to providing the resources and support you deserve.
Through the moments of uncertainty and the triumphs of progress, please remember that you are a beacon of strength. Your journey is a testament to the incredible power of the human spirit. And as you walk this path, know that we are walking it with you, hand in hand.
xo, elisa & bess
In the heart of your journey, we want you to know that you are not alone.
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At Thriving Beyond Breast Cancer, we recognize the vital role that mental health plays in the breast cancer journey. We're actively working towards a partnership to provide specialized support groups for women facing breast cancer.
Stay tuned as we work diligently to bring you this invaluable resource, demonstrating our commitment to your holistic well-being and providing you with the support you truly deserve.
Thriving beyond breast cancer
Dive into Inspiring Stories: Join us on the 'Thriving Beyond Breast Cancer Podcast', where survivors, experts, and advocates share their journeys of resilience and triumph. Tune in and let these stories illuminate your path toward healing and hope.
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with Bess Hagans & Elisa DiMeo