Author Archives: Jennifer Merschdorf, YSC CEO

Win a Trip for 2 to the We Can Survive Concert!

As a young survivor, you know that Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is here for you from the day of your breast cancer diagnosis through treatment and into survivorship. YSC is also here for you when it’s time to celebrate life! … Continue reading

Categories: YSC SYNC - Survivors

The Collateral Damage of Breast Cancer on Young Women

If October makes you cringe a bit, you aren’t alone. For many survivors and co-survivors, October’s breast cancer awareness campaigns are a constant reminder of what you have been through and may still be going through. We call it the … Continue reading

Categories: YSC SYNC - Survivors

3 Rides, 2 Options, 1 Purpose

Did you hear? All YSC Tour De Pink® (TdP) routes are new this year – how cool is that? The East Coast (Sept. 19-21) route begins in Philadelphia and ends on Assateague Island, Md. I didn’t know much about Assateague, … Continue reading

Categories: Taking my Body Back

I Hate Breast Cancer!

I am sorry – I have to say it. I hate breast cancer. I hate that it can take a young woman too soon and leave families to grieve. I hate that it leaves scars on everyone it touches on … Continue reading

Join Katy Perry & Friends in Supporting YSC

  Tomorrow, an unprecedented event will take place for Young Survival Coalition — the Katy Perry & Friends #WeCanSurvive Music for Life concert benefiting us! YSC is  touched by the incredible show of support for young women affected by breast … Continue reading

It’s We Heart a Great Fit Time Again @ Nordstrom

  YSC is excited to partner again with Nordstrom on the “We heart a great fit” event Friday and Saturday, October 25–26. Nordstrom stores across the country will be hosting a bra fitting event, where professional fitters will be on hand … Continue reading

Dr. Susan Love, Young Survival Coalition and Susan G. Komen Partner This October To Show the World We Can Work Together To Drive Meaningful Change

  “October” is a loaded word for breast cancer survivors. On one hand, the crisp fall encourages a warm blanket or hot toddy with friends. On the other, the onslaught of pink is enough to make any breast cancer survivor … Continue reading

Meet the Companies That Support YSC

  The breast cancer community leads the pack in terms of how best to utilize cause related marketing to help raise money. While there some who sell “pink” products that don’t actually benefit a charity, the majority of cause-related marketing … Continue reading

YSC Honors Its Amazing Volunteers During Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) 2013!

  Tomorrow is October 1st. For small children it means there are only 30 days left until Halloween. For breast cancer survivors, it means they are going to be bombarded with pink. And for me, as CEO of Young Survival … Continue reading

A Sneak Peek at October and How To See It All

  There is so much going on this week and throughout October that I want to give you a sneak peak as well as some tips on where and how to keep up with all the exciting events, stories and launches … Continue reading