Archive Audio Page

Below you will find transcripts and audio files from past Young Survival Coalition programs and events including the Annual Conference for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer, Young Perspectives Teleconferences and our Metastatic Breast Cancer Programs.

To access transcripts online, click on any of the titles below to open a copy with Acrobat Reader. If you do not have Acrobat Reader, download it here for free. To listen to any of the MP3 files below (marked with an asterisk), click on the titles to download and listen to using your computer's media player. DOC, DOCX, PPT, & PPTX files require Microsoft Office or Libre Office to read.

Recorded Support: Transcripts and Audio Files

If you’ve missed any of YSC’s informative programs and events, you can still access many of them through our transcripts and audio files. Available recordings come from the Annual Conference for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer, our Metastatic Breast Cancer Programs and many others.

To listen to one of our insightful experts or speakers, open any of the MP3 files below. Click on the titles to download and listen using your computer's media player. To read transcripts of our supportive programs, click on any titles below marked with a double asterisk (**) for an Acrobat Reader copy. (Download Acrobat Reader for free here)

Newest Additions

Metastatic Breast
Cancer Webinar
May, 2013 - Audio
Healthcare Provider Webinar
May, 2013 - Audio
Healthcare Provider Webinar
May, 2013 - PowerPoint

Workplace Rights Webinar
Jan. 2013
Healthcare Reform WebinarHealthcare Reform Webinar*
Nov. 2012
Menopause Webinar
Aug. 2012
Dating TeleconferenceDating Teleconference
Feb. 2012

* The intro to this webinar's recording was not recorded but the main presentation was, so please continue to listen after the start, There is also a small issue at the 42-minute mark, but the recording does continue at 43-minute mark, so please be sure to listen to the end. Thank you for your understanding.

C4YW 2013 Sessions

Body Image- Breaking Through the Looking Glass - 2/23/13
Speaker: Anne Katz, RN, PhD PPT 

Breast Cancer Rehabilitation - 2/24/13
Speaker: Nancy A. Hutchison, MD, CLT-LANA PPTX 

Building Your Family After Breast Cancer - 2/23/13
Speaker: Joanna L. Fawzy Morales, Esq, Tracy Kalloway, Gina Shaw, H. Irene Su, MD, MSCE

Clearing the Clutter- Mental and Physical Space - 2/22/13
Speaker: Carolyn Koehnline, MA DOCX 

Clinical Trials- What's Happening Now - 2/22/13
Speaker: Virginia F. Borges, MD, MMSc

Coping With Your Losses - 2/23/13
Speaker: Julie Larson, LCSW PPTX 

Creating Your Legacy - 2/23/13
Speaker: Yvette Colón, PhD, ACSW, BCD

Family and Genetic Risk - 2/23/13
Speaker: Rita Nanda, MD

Fear of Recurrence - 2/22/13
Speaker: Norma Lee, MA DOCX  PPTX 

Fertility and Pregnancy- Post Treatment Options - 2/23/13
Speaker: H. Irene Su, MD, MSCE PDF 

Healthy Eating After Breast Cancer - 2/23/13
Speaker: Jennifer Adler, MS, CN PPT 

Inflammatory Breast Cancer - 2/23/13
Speaker: Lupe G. Salazar, MD

Managing Side Effects - 2/23/13
Speaker: Debra Forman, RN, BSN, ONC PPTX 

Meditation for Stress Relief - 2/23/13
Speaker: Pasha Hogan, BBS DOCX 

Metastatic Breast Cancer- A Medical Update - 2/23/13
Speaker: Virginia F. Borges, MD, MMSc

Plenary 1- Breast Cancer Medical Update - 2/22/13
Speaker: Julie Gralow, MD PPTX 

Plenary 2- Taking It To The Streets - 2/22/13
Speaker: Susan Matsuko Shinagawa PDF  PPTX 

Plenary 3- Going Green - 2/22/13
Speaker: Nancy Buermeyer, Connie Engel, PhD

Sex and Intimacy - 2/23/13
Speaker: Barbara Musser PDF  PPTX 

Triple Negative Breast Cancer - 2/24/13
Speaker: Julie R. Gralow, MD PPTX 

Working Matters- Employment During and After Breast Cancer - 2/22/13
Speaker: Joanna L. Fawzy Morales, Esq PDF 

Knowledge, STAT

Hear the most up-to-date medical information on detection, diagnosis, treatment and evidence-based research.

Genetics & Family Risk – February 25, 2012
Speaker: Jennifer K. Litton, MD

Medical Update: Early Stage Breast Cancer – February 25, 2012
Speaker: Generosa Grana, MD

Medical Update: Metastatic Breast Cancer – February 25, 2012
Speaker: John T. Cole, MD

Clearing the Fog: Understanding & Managing "Chemo Brain" – February 25, 2012
Speaker: Pamela Joyce Shapiro, PhD

Lymphedema: Prevention & Management – February 25, 2012
Speaker: Jill Binkley, PT, MSc, FAAOMPT, CLT

Pregnant with Breast Cancer – February 25, 2012
Speaker: Jennifer K. Litton

Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: Understanding Your Options – February 25, 2012
Speaker: Carey K. Anders, MD

Understanding Personalized Medicine and Genome Research – 2/27/10 
Speaker: Minetta C. Liu, MD

A Closer Look: Triple Negative Breast Cancer – 2/27/10 
Speaker: Ruth O'Regan, MD

Surviving and Thriving Through the Years: The Medical Impact of Breast Cancer on Your Health – 2/27/10
Speaker: Julie R. Gralow, MD

Medical Update for Young Women – 2/27/10
Speaker: Julie R. Gralow, MD

Lymphedema: Risk Reduction and Management Strategies – 2/26/10
Speaker: Jill Binkley, PT, MSc, FAAOMPT

**Protect Yourself: What Young Women Need To Know about Genetics and Breast/Ovarian Cancer – 11/18/09
Speakers: Kenneth Offit, MD, MPH; Zsofia K. Stadler, MD; Amber Trivedi, MS; Jamie Pleave, Young Survivor

Gaining a Better Understanding: Breast Cancer and the Environment – 2/27/09
Speaker: Janet Gray, PhD. Speaker presentation: Critical Periods of Breast Development.

Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS): Understanding Your Diagnosis and Treatment Options – 2/27/09
Speaker: Powel Brown, MD, PhD

**What's New: Medical Advances for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer – 2/23/08
Speaker: Ann H. Partridge, MD, MPH

**Inflammatory Breast Cancer: Issues and Updates – 2/23/08
Speaker: Edith A. Perez, MD

**Triple Negative Breast Cancer: Research and Treatment Update – 2/22/08
Speaker: Clifford A. Hudis, MD

**Update on San Antonio: Breast Cancer in Young Women – 1/24/06

**Highlights of the Fifth Annual Conference for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer – 3/28/05

**Update on San Antonio: Breast Cancer in Young Women – 1/13/05

Living Fully

Live your best life, with tips on managing side effects, sex and intimacy, relationships, fertility and breast reconstruction.

Information on side effect management, sex and sexuality, intimacy, relationships, fertility and reconstruction.

Forging Connections, Fortifying Relationships: Dating, Relating and Living Fully – 6/14/10
Speakers: Karen Hurley, PhD; Jaclyn Jensen, Stephanie LaRue

Resigning as General Manager of the Universe: Taking Control of Your Own Health and Life – 2/28/10
Speaker: Kim Carlos

Getting Through Treatment: One Side Effect at a Time – 2/27/10
Speaker: Kathryn Carlson Wrammert, MSN, APRN-BC, WHNP-BC

Body Image: Breaking Through the Mirror – 2/27/10
Speaker: Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS

Breast Reconstruction: You Have Options – 2/27/10
Speaker: Frank J. DellaCroce, MD, FACS

Your New Normal: Navigating Your Emotions – 2/27/10
Speaker: Julia H. Rowland, PhD 

*Young Women with Breast Cancer: Living Fully is the Best Revenge – 2/27/10
Speaker: Julia H. Rowland, PhD

Lymphedema: Risk Reduction and Management Strategies – 2/26/10
Speaker: Jill Binkley, PT, MSc, FAAOMPT

Question and Answer Session with Dr. Winer and Dr. Harpham – 2/28/09
Speakers: Wendy S. Harpham, MD, FACP and Eric P. Winer, MD

Practical Tools for Living with a History of Breast Cancer – 2/28/09
Speaker: Anita C. Broxson, MSN, RN, OCN

Adoption: Options, Challenges and Successes – 2/28/09
Speaker: Allison Rosen, PhD

Managing Your Weight After Breast Cancer – 2/24/08
Speaker: Faith D. Ottery, MD, PhD, FACN

Breast Reconstruction: Exploring Your Options – 2/23/08
Speaker: Karen Horton, MD, MSc, FRCSC

Getting Your Groove Back: For Women in Partnered Relationships – 2/23/08
Speaker: Erin Hoschouer-Lapham

Menopause and Mental Pause: Managing Side Effects
– 2/23/08
Speaker: Patricia A. Ganz, MD

Sexuality and Intimacy Part II: Issues Addressed, Questions Answered – 9/26/06

Sexuality and Intimacy: Issues Addressed, Questions Answered – 6/21/06

Fertility and Pregnancy After Breast Cancer – 10/25/04

Breast Cancer and Fertility: A Teleconference for Patients and Survivors – 10/11/04

My Mommy Has Breast Cancer– 9/20/04


Living with Mets


Find information and advice for living a full life while facing the challenges of metastatic breast cancer.

Let’s Talk About Metastatic Breast Cancer: Answers to Your Most Pressing Medical and Psychosocial Concerns – 5/22/13
Speakers: Generosa Grana, MD and Dikla Benzeevi PPT

Advanced Breast Cancer: Living in the Moment To Live Fully Every Day – 2/28/10
Speaker: Jeane Rowe, LCSW  

Advanced Breast Cancer: Treatment and Research News – 2/27/10
Speaker: Minetta C. Liu, MD

Advanced Breast Cancer Living with Uncertainty – 2/27/09
Speaker: Mary K. Hughes, RN, CNS

**Advanced Breast Cancer in Young Women: What's New on the Medical Front - 12/19/2006

More Paths to Wellness

Learn to take even better care of yourself with information about complementary modalities, exercise and wellness, along with inspirational presentations.

Healthy Living: Food and Fitness – 2/27/11
Speaker: Dr. Ro

Closing Plenary: Nurturing the Spirit – 2/27/11
Speaker: Rev. Aundreia Alexander, Esq.

Plenary Session Two: Self-Image – 2/26/11
Speaker: Sabitha Pillai-Friedman, PhD, LCSW

Tuning In, Tuning Out: Mind Body Connections – 2/26/11
Speaker: Daniela Ellis

Mindfulness Meditation – 2/27/10
Speaker: Michael J. Baime, MD

Yoga: Inner Peace, Outer Strength Speaker – 2/26/10
Speaker: Pasha Hogan, BBS

Get Moving: Effective Exercises During and After Breast Cancer – 2/26/10
Speaker: Sami Papacek

We Are What We Eat: Fight Cancer One Meal at a Time – 2/26/10
Speakers: Chef Nancy Waldeck & Shayna Komar RD, LD

Yoga: Inner Peace, Outer Strength – 2/26/10
Speaker: Pasha Hogan, BBS

Journaling: Healing with Words – 3/1/09
Speaker: Howard M. Rice

**Tools for Your Journey: Courage, Faith and Hope – 2/24/08
Speaker: Zora Brown

**Evidence-based Complementary Medicine: An Update for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer – 9/25/07

In Your Case

Find the information you need in presentations on the unique issues facing young women with breast cancer. Friends, family and caregivers will also benefit from presentations designed especially for them.

Tweet This! How To Use Social Media To Navigate Your Survivorship, Find Resources, Get Empowerment & Connect With Peers – February 24, 2012
Speaker: Matthew Zachary

Young & Empowered: An Advocate's Guide – February 25, 2012
Speakers: Nancy Buermeyer & Joy Simha

Advocacy and Inclusion: Coming Together for Good – 2/26/11
Speaker: Kimlin Tam Ashing-Giwa, PhD

Women Who Partner with Women – 2/27/10
Speaker: Ashley Varner, MSW, MBA

Women who Partner with Women – 3/01/09
Speaker: Mindy R. Schiffman,PhD

**Partners in Survival, for Men Only – 2/25/07
Speaker: Matthew J. Loscalzo, MSW

**Unique Issues of Young Lesbian and Bisexual Cancer Survivors– 3/20/07

**How Does Breast Cancer Affect Young Women of Diverse Backgrounds? – 2/01/06

Practical Matters

Better handle some of the details of life after a cancer diagnosis — including finances, insurance and career — with these helpful tips.

Cancer and Careers: Understanding Your Rights in the Workplace – 2/27/11
Speaker: Joanna L. Fawzy Morales, Esq.

Money Matters: Managing the Financial Impact of Breast Cancer – 2/27/10
Speaker: Jane Levy, LCSW-R

Navigating Your Health Insurance – 3/01/09
Speaker: Tami Lewis, RN, CCM

Professionally Speaking: Managing Cancer and Career – 2/27/09
Speakers: Kate Sweeney; Joanna L. Morales, Esq.; Debu Tripathy, MD

**Professionally Speaking: Knowing Your Rights in the Workplace – 2/24/08
Speaker: Carolyn Messner, DSW, MSW, LCSW-R, ACSW, BCD

Palliative Care and End-Of-Life

Learn to manage these sensitive and difficult times with insightful overviews and practical information.

Taking Control: Managing End-of-Life Issues – 2/27/10
Speaker: Hester Hill Schnipper, LICSW, BCD, OSW-C  

Taking Control: How To Manage End-of-Life Issues – 2/28/09
Speaker: Mary K. Hughes, RN, CNS

**Taking Control and Managing End-of-Life Issues – 2/23/08
Speaker: Debra K. Thaler-DeMers, BSN, RN, OCN, PRN-c

For more information on these and other YSC programs, please visit our Programs page.