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Breast cancer in younger women tends to be a more aggressive cancer, researchers say, because it’s often diagnosed later, is farther along when found and insurance companies set minimum ages on mammograms, which can deter detection. In addition, because the numbers are relatively small, some doctors don’t always jump to cancer as a conclusion in younger women.
KTVA: … Carpenter said the club gives voice to the unique concerns of young adults with cancer but it also emphasizes living life and having fun. Members, who now number more than 100, have a Facebook page and meet weekly. There are also numerous outings.
Carpenter said she likes to get people outdoors so they can experience the healing power of nature.