Author Archives: YSC Ignite: 15 Volunteers Making a Difference

Ishiuan Hargrove, M.M.Sc, DABR

  Ishiuan Hargrove, M.M.Sc, DABR — Medical Physicist and Radiation Safety Officer at the Watson Clinic LLP, breast cancer advocate & Tour de Pink rider At age 33, just five months after Ishiuan (e-shane) gave birth to her second child, she … Continue reading

Stephen (Sven) Johnson

Stephen (Sven) Johnson, Co-founder and Leader of YSC Champaign-Urbana Face 2 Face Network When Sven’s wife, Leslie Hammersmith, was diagnosed with breast cancer at 36, they were both shocked. As Leslie’s cancer journey moved ahead, she wanted to start giving … Continue reading

John Hennessy

  John Hennessy — YSC Board of Directors and Vice President of Operations for Sarah Cannon In his role as vice president of operations for Sarah Cannon, the global cancer enterprise of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), John understands firsthand the importance … Continue reading

Maureen Parrish

  Maureen Parrish — YSC Michigan State Leader & Co-founder of original YSC Metro Detroit local support group Maureen was diagnosed in 2005 at the age of 35 with a rare form of breast cancer — invasive papillary carcinoma. When she heard … Continue reading

Beverly Mangerich

  Beverly Mangerich — Nurse Educator, Scripps Polster Breast Care Center, and YSC Breast Cancer Advocate Twelve years ago, Beverly, a nurse educator at Scripps Polster Breast Care Center (Scripps) in La Jolla, Calif., witnessed firsthand the struggles facing young breast cancer survivors. … Continue reading

William Anthony Dean

  William Anthony Dean, Volunteer & YSC Tour de Pink® East Coast Rider from Team “Why We Ride” Breast cancer doesn’t just affect the person diagnosed. It’s a family disease, but does this only apply to blood relatives?  Not according to … Continue reading