Young Survival Coalition
YSC Philadelphia

July 2012

Support Group Updates!!

SupportYSC of Greater Philadelphia hosts 6 support groups every month throughout the Greater Philadelphia area.  Our groups meet in Philadelphia, Warminster, Paoli, Voorhees, and Princeton New Jersey.  We also have a group for young women with metastatic disease which meets in Philadelphia.  Please note that our Grandview group has been discontinued and our Voorhees group is now starting at 7PM.  Also, some dates of our meetings have changed this month due to summer holidays.  Please see dates in the right column or  contact us for more information.    


YSC Philly Offers CEU Programs for Nurse Navigators & Social Workers

CEU programOn July 25, YSC of Greater Philadelphia will be holding another nurse navigator breakfast educational event in the state of Delaware.  These events, created and piloted by YSC Philly and now replicated in other YSC affiliates across the country, remind nurse navigators and social workers of area hospitals, cancer centers, and nonprofits of the issues unique to young women with breast cancer, the resources offered by YSC locally and nationally, a perspective of a young woman diagnosed with breast cancer, and an in-depth presentation on fertility by Dr. Jacqueline Gutmann.  Free CEU credit will be offered for both social workers and nurses as well as breakfast.  Please contact us if you are interested.  This program is supported in part by a grant from the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Philadelphia Affiliate.


Support the Fighting Phillies in East Coast Tour de Pink!

PhilliesThe Fighting Phillies, group of Philadelphia area YSC survivors and supporters, are riding together in the East Coast Tour de Pink, an over 200 mile bike ride from Philadelphia to Washington DC which benefits YSC.  Each team member must raise $2500.  Team members are:  Richard Gleeson (Captain), Monica Cuddy, Michelle Esser, Gabby Gleeson, Kara Guzzetti, Maureen Hampshire, Rachel Kupperman, Matthew Mangan, Allison Pokras, Kristie Pugh, Terri Shade, Tiffany Smith, Kerri Wilkerson, and Valerie Yaeckel.  Please support our ride by donating to any of our team members here. If you're interested in joining us on a training ride, contact us!   

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Upcoming Events 
7/25: CEU Program for Nurse Navigators & Social Workers   
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Support Group Meetings
7/2: Philly
7/9: Paoli
7/11: Warminster
7/17: Metastatic group
7/18: South Jersey

7/25: Princeton,NJ
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