By Laila Rousari Breast cancer at age 28? It’s as bad as you would imagine. I’d like to share the unique challenges that come with breast cancer diagnosis at a young age.
JAANUU x The Breasties
The Breasties is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting young women affected by breast and reproductive cancers. The Breasties was founded by four young women each impacted by breast cancer. The Breasties seek to empower survivors, previvors, thrivers, and caregivers through friendship and community. This October, join us in supporting The Breasties and take part in the conversation. Meet some inspiring members of The Breasties community on our blog and leave a comment to let us know what you think.
Let’s get cancer #OffOurChests
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The Breasties is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting young women affected by breast and reproductive cancers through community and friendship. Founded by four young women each impacted by breast cancer, The Breasties is an all inclusive community for survivors, previvors, thrivers, and caregivers. They host free weekend wellness retreats, […]
Kara was 31 when she was diagnosed with stage IIB, triple positive, high grade breast cancer. After 16 rounds of chemotherapy, a full year of targeted therapy, she is now one year in remission. She believes that every breast mass deserves attention and is a vocal advocate for her patients. […]
AnaOno is a post-mastectomy lingerie & loungewear brand that knows the importance of community. They work hard to ensure that no woman going through diagnosis, treatment, or surgery feels alone. They’ve aligned with reputable organizations, including The Breasties, who share the same vision.
Eromomen E. was 27 years-old when her girlfriend discovered her lump. Doctors quickly confirmed it was breast cancer. Now eighteen months in remission, Ermomen is determined to keep laughing and dancing – no matter what life brings her way. She recently shaved her head in solidarity for a close friend whose cancer […]
by Sam M., D.O., Anesthesiologist October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month – and it kind of makes me want to scream.
Laila R. was diagnosed with stage 2 triple positive invasive ductal carcinoma when she was 28. She has conquered 3 surgeries, 6 rounds of chemo, and 25 rounds of radiation. She’s been in remission for 6 months. She’s super passionate about sharing the realities of breast cancer, which is rarely […]
Sam was 26 when she was diagnosed with stage III triple negative breast cancer. She went through six rounds of chemo, 28 rounds of radiation, and a double mastectomy. It’s been three years since she’s been in remission. As an upside down enthusiast, Sam has found much of her healing in a yoga […]