The YSC Blog
Before 2012, Jaclyn didn’t know anyone with breast cancer. That all changed with the diagnosis of her mom and two close friends. Still, nothing prepared her for what it was like to receive her diagnosis.
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A young marriage with metastatic breast cancer shatters the illusions of growing old together. But love and laughter will keep you connected through the darkness and beyond.
Every breast cancer journey is different. You get to define and redefine your strength every step of the way. Be kind to yourself and be your kind of strong.
The Metastatic Breast Cancer Access to Care Act HR 2178/S 1374 is in motion. We asked attorney Jennifer Berzok who works with the National Breast Cancer Coalition to explain the legislation.
Following up on my live demo for all the beauties braving cancer, I’m sharing some golden rules to keep in mind when shopping for makeup and applying your new beauty products!
We sat down with board-certified plastic surgeon and YSC Council of Advisors member, Dr. Constance Chen to talk about the July 2019 breast implant recall, and how to know if it affects you.
I will never be a mother to my own biological children. That decision was made for me. For anyone else coping with breast cancer fertility loss, I will say there is hope out there. You have to keep pushing forward.
Women of color are 40% more likely to die from breast cancer than their white counterparts. Despite that fact, they make up only 6% of clinical trials for breast cancer treatments.
My boys were 9 and 2 at the time of my diagnosis. Thinking about the battle ahead scared me, but the thought of my children seeing me sick scared me even more. In their eyes, I was supermom.
When it comes to the business of relationships, talking about finances can be hard for everyone. It’s even harder for those who are coping with a cancer diagnosis and trying to manage their financial situation.
As a young woman with metastatic cancer, even at the breast center I was an outlier in a field of healthy people, with healthy breasts, receiving screenings for a disease they don’t fully understand.
Cancer cut to the quick when my hair started to fall out. But I was reminded that beauty is not just what I am, but who I am. I am not my hair.
At just 25 years old, Shante’s medical team assured her the lump she found was unlikely to be cancer. Eventually diagnosed with ER+ breast cancer, she’s been advocating for herself ever since.