YSC 15th Anniversary Lists - June 2013

Join YSC’s Online Community Boards for a vibrant, highly engaged conversation where young women come together to connect, find resources and support each other. 

Check back on the 15th of each month to see 15 new facts or tips! Read more about our 15th anniversary lists here.




15 Reasons To Join the YSC Community Boards

Meet Others

There are more than 17,000 members on the YSC Community Boards. Find others close to you to meet up face to face in the YSC Regions forum.

Support When You Need It

Our Community Boards are available 24/7 so you can access them whenever you have the time.

Easy Sign In

Use your Facebook, Twitter or Google Plus profile to sign in. But, if privacy is important to you, create a new login without your personal information included.

Experience, Experience, Experience

Some of our members have been participating in the forums for almost 10 years and are happy to share their knowledge and experience.

Newbies Forum

Are you unsure where to start? Come to the Newbies forum  for a warm welcome or to introduce yourself,

Technical Assistance

Do you need help with a feature? Our excellent team of administrators and member moderators are ready to help you with any technical questions in the Technical Support and Admin forum.

Breast Cancer Encyclopedia

The forums hold a wealth of information in more than 500,000 posts. Use the search function to help you see what’s already out there.

Put a Face to the Name

With our new software, it is simple and quick to add an image to your profile, which makes it easy to recognize friends’ posts.

Member Map

Enter your zip code and use the Member Map to find out who lives near you or where you may be traveling.

Recognize a Milestone

Add your birthday or cancerversary to the Community's Calendar.

Celebrate Life’s Events

It isn’t always all about breast cancer. Members share many celebration photos in our Gallery.

Something New Every Day

There are approximately 17 new topics started each day and over 200 new posts.

Treatment Groups

Starting chemo or radiation soon? Connect with others who are in treatment when you are in the Treatment Groups forum.

Live Chat

Meet in the Chat room for a real time chat with friends or whoever is online. Also, YSC is introducing “Learn from YSC,” where each month you will be able to ask questions and get information on important topics from a trusted expert. The first one, "Looking Forward, Living Life," will be on Thursday, June 20 at 8:00 p.m. ET.

Give Back

With approximately 100 people joining the community each month, there is always someone new who may need your support and experience.


Did You Know?

In addition to the general forum for open discussions, there are forums where you can discuss specific topics such as Treatment; Under 30; Reconstructive Surgery; Fertility after Breast Cancer; Exercise, Fitness and Nutrition; Parenting; Advocacy and Recurrence among many others.

15th Anniversary Lists

In 2013, Young Survival Coalition celebrates 15 years of supporting women 40 and under affected by breast cancer. In the tradition of its founders, YSC pioneers research, information about treatment options and helps with the challenges and frustrations young women face when diagnosed. As the first organization to recognize these needs, YSC will be highlighting its accomplishments as well as the cancer community’s each month in a new "15 Facts" or "15 Tips" list. Please check back each month to learn something new.