Side Effects

Breast cancer treatments can cause a range of side effects.

As you may know, breast cancer treatments can cause a range of side effects. Listen as young breast cancer survivors discuss some of the changes they have experienced as they fought their cancer.

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Lymphedema After Breast Cancer

Lymphedema is a common side effect of breast cancer treatment. Patients share their experience with lymphedema and discuss what you can do to prevent and cope with lymphedema.

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Tips for Growing Out Your Hair After Chemo

Krystle Hensley, a young breast cancer survivor, shares her hair growth regimen.

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Dealing with Cognitive Changes and Chemo Brain

Young breast cancer survivors talk about cognitive changes (also known as chemo brain) and how those changes affect their daily lives, family and work. Learn more about causes and symptoms, as well as practical tips to manage those changes and increase mental sharpness.

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Alabama's Young Breast Cancer Survivor Network

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.

That is why SurviveAL is here. Part of the Gulf States Young Breast Cancer Survivor Network, SurviveAL's mission is to help improve the quality of life for young breast cancer survivors, as well as their family and friends, by providing continuing resources and support.

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