Author: Jaci Fletcher, YSC Alum

Newly Diagnosed? Get Organized!

Newly Diagnosed? Get Organized!

“You have breast cancer.” Those are scary words! So, now what? Where do you even go from here as you come to terms with the challenging road that lies ahead. As you start to meet with your healthcare team, you’ll have a lot of information to digest. We put together a...
Six Healthy Summer Recipes

Six Healthy Summer Recipes

We love Summer here at YSC and we’ve all been taking advantage of the wide variety of delicious fruits and veggies that are available now. Below are just a few of our favorite summertime recipes for you to enjoy:   Tomato, Squash and Pepper Gratin from...
Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day!

This Sunday is Father’s Day and we’d like to take time to recognize the important role father figures serve in supporting the young women in their lives facing breast cancer. These men are there for you from diagnosis through treatment and beyond. They...
Take Charge of Your Diet!

Take Charge of Your Diet!

Proper nutrition is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. A good diet is even more important for young women facing breast cancer. Some types of chemotherapy may leave women with challenging weight problems—they can cause survivors to gain weight in a particular...
Tips from YSC Moms

Tips from YSC Moms

For many mothers, one of the first reactions to being diagnosed with breast cancer is “What about my kids?” There is no one right way to help children cope because everyone is different. YSC has amazing staff who were mothers of young children when they were first...
YSC Goes Green for Earth Day

YSC Goes Green for Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! Today marks the 46th anniversary of an incredible movement started in 1970 to inspire, challenge ideas, ignite passion, and motivate people to action for the good of Mother Earth. As an organization focused on the well-being of young women facing...

10 Reasons the YSC Summit Rocked!

We asked the YSC State Leaders who attended the YSC National Summit last weekend what their most important take-away was. Did they learn a new valuable lesson? Did a particular session or speaker resonate with them? Or did they connect with someone new? Here’s...
Young Survivors & Their Favorite Recipes

Young Survivors & Their Favorite Recipes

For Nutrition Awareness Month, we’ve asked a few of the amazing young women we support for inspiration on healthy, delicious recipes making it easy to eat right! Roasted Chickpeas Submitted by Jamie, diagnosed at 33 “This recipe is super easy and a great...

3 Perspectives of YSC’s Regional Symposium

Just three weeks ago, YSC hosted its first Regional Symposium in the South. Jackson Mississippi welcomed us with open arms as nearly 100 young women affected by breast cancer, co-survivors and healthcare providers came together for a full day of learning, empowerment...
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