Author Archives: Stacy Lewis, CHES, Chief Program Officer and Deputy Chief Executive

Take Action for National Minority Cancer Awareness Week

At YSC, we work all year long to develop programs that are as diverse as the young women we serve. Because breast cancer disproportionately affects certain populations, we need your help so we can continue to provide services that are … Continue reading

Building Bridges: YSC and LBBC Join Forces for May 8 Webinar for Healthcare Providers

When a young woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, the first person she probably speaks to is a healthcare provider. Her head may be spinning with questions and decisions, but often she will have a team of professionals — an oncologist, … Continue reading

Breaking News from San Antonio: Tamoxifen for 10 Years?

I’m at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium and as you may have seen on Facebook, Twitter, and the news, study results from the ATLAS trial were released here yesterday.  The study suggested that taking Tamoxifen for 10 years, instead … Continue reading

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Y-ME and Its Counselors Leave a Legacy of Breast Cancer Support and Partnership

Y-ME, one of the oldest breast cancer organizations, has closed its doors of service. While to some this is old news and for others it may feel irrelevant, for me it strikes a chord of sadness. For more than 30 … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court’s Ruling on the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Today, June 28, I’m attending the Intercultural Cancer Council’s (ICC) Biennial Symposium on Minorities, the Medically Underserved & Health Equity. This meeting is full of professionals focused on serving indigenous, poor and various racial and ethnic groups that face health … Continue reading

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T-DM1: What We Know

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting is always an interesting and informative event. Researchers travel from around the globe to hear and share research results in all areas of oncology. Every year the media reports “breaking news,” which … Continue reading