Young Survival Coalition
Columbia eNewsletter

October 2012

Walk For Life: October 6

Walk for LIfeOctober is a busy month, filled with breast cancer awareness activities.  The first is the Palmetto Health Walk for Life at Findlay Park where many YSC survivors will be walking with friends and family and YSC Columbia's Janet Snider will be the Walk's featured survivor!  Go Janet! Hope to see lots of you at the Walk!   


End of Summer Party was a hit!

End of summerThank you Kathi for hosting our End of Summer party at Hammock Bay!  We had a great time and so did the kids!  We treasure our survivor friendships and hanging out at Hammock Bay was a treat!


Forum on Reconstruction: October 11

Cancer Support Community_Reconstruction BookDon't Forget our Reconstuction Forum on October 11 in the North Tower at Lexington Medical Center.  The Panel includes several survivors and Nurse Navigator Kelly Jeffcoat and Surgeon Dr. Kalus.  Join us - whether you have questions, are willing to share your story, or just would like to join us for fellowship!   Please RSVP by email or call 866.541.1972 so we can plan refreshments and help us spread the word to any survivors you know who may be interested! Learn more>



It's Not Pretty and It's Not Pink: YSC and Breast Cancer Awareness Month

31 Faces 31 Days videoToday we launch a special campaign that will feature 31 stories highlighting 31 young survivors and the unique struggles they have faced due to their breast cancer diagnosis. Help spread the word that young women can get breast cancer!!!  Share today’s & everyday’s story on your own Facebook page, leave a message of support and sign the petition asking the President to end breast cancer by 2020! Learn more>


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Upcoming YSC Events
10/6: Walk for Life at FIndlay Park 
10/11: Breast Reconstruction Workshop 6PM-North Tower at Lexington Medical Plaze
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Dems Beads:
Celebrate the end of summer with Dems YSC Columbia beads that support our local YSC affiliate! They are beautiful beads and a great celebration of survivorship! Beads can be ordered on the phone and shipped within the continental US. Call 803-407-5290 to order!