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Empowering, educating & uplifting young women age 21–40 with breast cancer through financial and mental health support.

our mission

Tune into the TBBC Podcast for real conversations, insightful stories, and expert guidance on navigating life with breast cancer. Survivors, healthcare professionals, and advocatesshare their journeys, triumphs, and strategies for thriving beyond diagnosis.

Elevating Voices, Sharing Strength

Together, we can make a meaningful impact on young women battling breast cancer. Our ‘Get Involved’ page offers ways to support & uplift those in need. Be part of something bigger than cancer — a community of support, resilience, and transformation.

Join the Movement

Breast cancer treatment comes with unique financial challenges for young women, and we’re committed to making sure they get the support they deserve. Our program offers free expense stipends to ease the financial strain of medical and medication costs.

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The TBBC Podcast

Easing the Journey Through Breast Cancer Treatment

Make a Difference in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

We provide financial support and resources to young breast cancer patients, between the ages of 21-40.

What we do

They quickly learned that there are many unique complexities to the young adult experience of breast cancer.

Soon after, they began to participate in the podcast, Survive + Thrive, where they heard countless stories of young women who were struggling financially, mentally, and physically.

Bess and Elisa wanted to do more to help these women, and TBBC was the result.

Meet Bess & Elisa

Co-founders Bess Hagans and Elisa DiMeo were diagnosed with breast cancer at age 32 and 24, respectively, and shortly after diagnosis, discovered a world of support through the online young breast cancer community.

The need for support and resources is urgent for young patients on their way to recovery.

1 in 8 breast cancer diagnoses affects someone under 40