YSC 15th Anniversary Lists - January 2013

 

 

January
2013

 YSC History and Accomplishments

1998

A group of young women affected by breast cancer join together to discuss the lack of available resources and research and subsequently formed YSC.

1999

Launched youngsurvival.org.

2000

OB/GYN awareness campaign reaches 10,000 doctors.

2001

Hosted medical research symposium focused on young women and breast cancer that was the catalyst for our first evidence-based white paper, Bridging the Gaps: Medical Research Symposium on Young Women & Breast Cancer — A Basis for Action & Advocacy.

2002

Partnered with Living Beyond Breast Cancer to co-host annual conference for young women affected by breast cancer- now called C4YW.

2003

Partnered with Living Beyond Breast Cancer to co-host annual conference for young women affected by breast cancer- now called C4YW.

2004

Inaugural YSC Tour de Pink®, three-day bike ride from Boston to New York City

2005

Created innovative peer support program ResourceLink.

2006

Introduced guidebook Talking with Children about Breast Cancer, the first resource helping parents to discuss the topic.

2007

Produced video, The Beautiful 8: Learning to Live with Advanced Breast Cancer.

2008

Introduced Pilot Registry focused on breast cancer in women 40 years of age and under

2009

Established nationally distributed Newly Diagnosed Resource Kit (NDRK) that included a comprehensive Treatment Navigator.

2010

First Congressional Women’s Softball game to benefit YSC

2011

Release of YSC’s Metastatic Navigator: A Young Women’s Guide to Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

2012

Rolled out the Post-Treatment Navigator, a comprehensive guide for women who have finished breast cancer treatment.