The YSC Blog
For Mental Health Awareness Month, we’re drawing attention to the fear, anxiety, and isolation that COVID-19 triggers in young adults affected by breast cancer. This is Patricia’s Story.
Join our free, weekly workshop online to learn journaling techniques for managing COVID-19 anxiety and stress with a certified journal therapist and seasoned writing workshop facilitator.
How can we best support those among us who’ve had recurrences or who have metastatic disease? If you have the ability and willingness, be an ally in breast cancer advocacy efforts.
My name is Ryan Cassidy, and I’m a breast cancer co-survivor. The YSC Male Co-Survivor Virtual Hangout is a great place to meet others in similar situations. Together, we learn to care for ourselves and those we love.
Cancer is an emotional, physical, and spiritual journey with our bodies and inner selves. There is no perfect way to acceptance. But there is a way for everyone to get there. This is Nena’s story.
While medical resources are focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, what does this mean for the breast cancer community and others with chronic illness in need of timely care?
For the past 8 months, I’ve had to practice all the recommendations for stopping the COVID-19 virus, without the threat of a pandemic. Social distancing protects everyone, and this is how I survive it.
These are scary, difficult times. But you’ve been through difficult times before. For years I’ve helped people manage anxiety about cancer. And today I’m here to say you’ve got this.
Does the use of over-the-counter vitamins and supplements have an effect on recurrence rates and survival seen with breast cancer patients? A recent research study set out to find the answer.
Why is long-term cancer survivorship so difficult? And how come nobody wants to talk about it? Maybe because it feels like living on an island somewhere between where the oceans of fear and gratefulness collide.
We are so incredibly excited to announce new leadership who will guide YSC’s Board of Directors in fulfilling its mission that no young adult face breast cancer alone.
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.