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To the outside world, I pretended having cancer was the easiest thing to face while inside I was in a mental war. I didn’t realize cancer was something so unbelievably traumatic.
Radiation tattooing isn’t the best option for everyone. But companies like Vision RT are pioneering safer techniques that eliminate tattoos and give breast cancer patients more control over their treatment.
None of us knows how long we have left. Noticing details, becoming aware of our senses, being curious and having compassion for ourselves can all help anchor us here in the present.
Training for the Olympics and going through breast cancer treatment seem like they have nothing in common. But Olympic Gold Medalist, Kikkan Randall, recently told YSC they’re a lot alike.
As a society, we need to encourage and support each other to love our bodies and take better care of them. At YSC, we’re committed to providing the resources you need during National Women’s Health Week and all year long.
Our culture often mistakes health for a number on a scale. #YSCStrong is about caring for our whole selves with the same love that we give to other people.
In 2018, YSC teamed up with fashion designer Kelly Faetanini to gift two young breast cancer survivors the wedding dresses of their dreams. This is Katie’s story.
When our family decided to go “eco” and “nontoxic,” I was beyond overwhelmed. Nine years into survivorship, empowering other women to live a cleaner and greener life is my passion.
The decision to work during breast cancer treatment is personal and complicated. As the CEO of your life, you have the right to fearlessly, and strategically pursue your dreams upon conquering this battle.
Fifteen years ago, Lisa Frank co-founded a fundraising bike ride called YSC Tour de Pink. To celebrate the 15th anniversary, we sat down with Lisa and Jill Frey, two best friends who met at the first YSC meeting in 1998.
For a long time after my initial diagnosis, I was afraid to feel hopeful. But working on my mental health helped me start gathering little sparks to lighten up my world.
Breast cancer bulldozed my facade of confidence and perfection. In their place I learned new ways to cope, and emerged a warrior of mental wellness.
To the outside world, I played the part of a healthy, normal single woman in her thirties. But cancer takes that confidence you should have in yourself that you are worthy enough to find a significant other.
When we’re battling breast cancer, so many factors affect our close relationships. Sometimes epiphanies lead us to evaluate them. It can feel like a battleground of its own.