Young women with breast cancer face unique issues. And in the South, there are more young women overall facing breast cancer. In Alabama, young African-American women are significantly more likely to suffer from breast cancer.
SurviveAL provides targeted online resources to young women facing breast cancer in Alabama, with the central focus to improve their quality of life through education, support and networking. SurviveAL website contains a variety of national, state and local resources from Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi for young breast cancer survivors ranging from educational and technical information on breast cancer to more day-today practical advice. In addition, the program also provides online helpful information for the people surrounding young breast cancer survivors, including providers, family members and friends.