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Chemobrain is a term often used to describe cognitive changes due to cancer treatment that significantly interfere with an individual’s quality of life. Summit speaker Natalie Kelly, PhD helps us understand more.
I’ll never be able to eat a chocolate croissant and sip espresso while I sit and look out at the Eiffel Tower. But I’ve been able to start carving pieces out of a bucket list from home, surrounded by family.
How are you supposed to feel after months of breast cancer treatment and surgery? Defeat may be the first feeling I had, but determination will get me through what “survivorship” looks like for me.
You deserve to live well during breast cancer treatment. A common misconception is that palliative care is meant for end of life only. It’s different than hospice, though they both focus on quality of life for patients and their families.
As a mom of three young children, being diagnosed with breast cancer at 33 disrupted everything that encompassed my normal way of living. But thankfulness helps me focus on what’s most important.
As the year and the decade come to a close, we’re celebrating another stellar year of writing on the YSC Blog with your top 10 favorite blog posts of 2019.
If you are a newly diagnosed survivor or metathriver, the holidays may be making you blue. Here are five things you can do to help you enjoy the season!
When navigating your breast cancer treatment, there are often questions about dental care for oncology patients. We spoke to American Cancer Society Fellow Dr. Ronald Koslowski for answers.
Announcing a strategic alliance between Dr. Susan Love Foundation for Breast Cancer Research and Young Survival Coalition (YSC). Two organizations going from strong to stronger.
We change after we hear the diagnosis of cancer. Our friendships will too. Allow that process to happen or at least acknowledge it. Some of it will be painful. But it can also open up doors to new relationships we didn’t know could happen.
I was 28 years old with breast cancer. None of my friends could relate. I wanted to push my boyfriend away. But I realized the importance of letting people be there. And I am forever grateful to the ones who stay.
I find it unfair that the world only recognizes us as survivors upon completion of a treatment plan. We are survivors from the time we first hear the words “you have cancer”. I celebrate your status, from beginning to forever!
Join us for YSC’s first-ever Virtual Symposium! Put on your comfy clothes as we host a week of online sessions focused on your unique needs as a young adult with breast cancer or as a co-survivor.
Registration is open for the 2020 YSC Summit. Want to turn your trip into a mini vacation? Check out some of our top things to do in Los Angeles, CA!