Young Women’s Breast Cancer Program

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YWBCP Peer Support Network

If you’ve been diagnosed in the past year, and would like to talk with a woman who was also diagnosed at a young age and has completed treatment, contact Kim at 314-747-7156 or This network offers the unique opportunity to talk with someone who understands. There’s no reason too big or small to reach out for support – we’re here to help!

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network Announces AYA Guidelines

NCCN announces the availability of NCCN Guidelines for Patients®: Caring for Adolescents and Young Adults, a patient-friendly translation of the NCCN Guidelines® focused on people diagnosed with cancer between the ages of 15 and 39. Visit for more information.

The Love/Avon Army of Women – Sign up for open research studies!

The Love/Avon Army of Women is recruiting 1 million women nationwide to researchers learn about causes, cure, and prevention of breast cancer. Women of all ages and ethnicities are encouraged to visit to learn more and sign up.

Urge your senators to support “The Accelerating the End of Breast Cancer Act (HR 1830, S 865)”

The National Breast Cancer Coalition has launched its “Deadline 2020” initiative, a call to action to end breast cancer by January 1, 2020. As part of this initiative, NBCC and SLBCC, our local affiliate, are urging you to support “The Accelerating the End of Breast Cancer Act,” which would focus existing research funding in the areas of primary breast cancer prevention and metastatic disease. Visit to sign the petition in support of this act, and contact Senators Claire McCaskill 202-224-6154 and Roy Blunt 202-224-5721 to ask for their support.