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The Frank Family

  The Frank Family — Parents and Brother of a YSC Founding Member and Tour de Pink Volunteers During the early years of her daughter Lisa J. Frank’s breast cancer experience, Carol Frank recognized a particularly unfulfilled need — resources for parents...

Loretta North

  Loretta North, Nurse Practitioner and YSC Kansas City Face 2 Face Educational Chair At 42, Loretta was a full-time nurse practitioner and educator raising four-year-old twins with her husband. She never thought she would be told she had breast cancer. When...

Kara Guzzetti

  Kara Guzzetti, Philadelphia Mets F2F Network Leader & YSC Tour de Pink® East Coast Rider from Team “Fighting Phillies” Kara, at right, at a metastatic breast cancer conference.Kara was starting her career as a lawyer when, at the age of 29, she found out...

Stephen (Sven) Johnson

Stephen (Sven) Johnson, Co-founder and Leader of YSC Champaign-Urbana Face 2 Face Network When Sven’s wife, Leslie Hammersmith, was diagnosed with breast cancer at 36, they were both shocked. As Leslie’s cancer journey moved ahead, she wanted to start giving back to...

John Hennessy

  John Hennessy — YSC Board of Directors and Vice President of Operations for Sarah Cannon In his role as vice president of operations for Sarah Cannon, the global cancer enterprise of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), John understands firsthand the...

Maureen Parrish

  Maureen Parrish — YSC Michigan State Leader & Co-founder of original YSC Metro Detroit local support group Maureen was diagnosed in 2005 at the age of 35 with a rare form of breast cancer — invasive papillary carcinoma. When she heard the diagnosis, Maureen...

Beverly Mangerich

  Beverly Mangerich — Nurse Educator, Scripps Polster Breast Care Center, and YSC Breast Cancer Advocate Twelve years ago, Beverly, a nurse educator at Scripps Polster Breast Care Center (Scripps) in La Jolla, Calif., witnessed firsthand the struggles...

William Anthony Dean

  William Anthony Dean, Volunteer & YSC Tour de Pink® East Coast Rider from Team “Why We Ride” Breast cancer doesn’t just affect the person diagnosed. It’s a family disease, but does this only apply to blood relatives?  Not according to William Anthony Dean...
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