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YSC in the Press

The following press releases give detailed information on some of YSC's recent announcements, events and partnerships.

COVID-19, YSC & You

by Jennifer Merschdorf, Chief Executive Officer on March 19, 2020

For many of us, everything that once felt normal has shifted into uncertainty with the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s so easy for uncertainty to then shift into fear, but it’s important to remember that we are uniquely familiar with uncertainty and fear as young adults who have faced cancer. Your experience with cancer has taught you so much! This may be a time that your friends and family can...  Continue Reading

2020 YSC Summit is Postponed due to COVID-19 Developments

by Jamie Larson, Director of Marketing & Communications on March 04, 2020

We are heartbroken to share that we must postpone the 2020 YSC Summit due to new developments for COVID-19 in the Los Angeles area. Today, the LA County Department of Public Health declared a public health emergency due to 6 new cases of the coronavirus COVID-19 in Los Angeles County. While the origins of these cases have been traced to specific exposures, they are urging everyone to take...  Continue Reading

Young Survival Coalition Welcomes New Board Leadership and Members

by Jamie Larson, Director of Marketing & Communications on March 03, 2020

Media Contact:Jamie LarsonAssociate Director Marketing & [email protected] New members bring their industry expertise to young adult breast cancer organization. New York, NY -- Young Survival Coalition (YSC) announces new leadership for its Board of Directors. Desirée A.H. Walker, President, and John Hennessy, Vice President, will lead the YSC Board in...  Continue Reading

Not Your 'Grandma's Disease': Breast Cancer Conference Brings Young Adults Together

by Jamie Larson, Director of Marketing & Communications on October 08, 2019

Media Contact:Jamie LarsonAssociate Director Marketing & [email protected] Registration open for largest breast conference just for young adults. Los Angeles, CA (October 8, 2019) -- Young Survival Coalition (YSC) brings its fifth annual conference out west, where it will host more than 600 young adults affected by breast cancer in Los Angeles, California,...  Continue Reading

11th Annual Congressional Women's Softball Game Set For June 19th

by Jamie Larson, Director of Marketing & Communications on March 14, 2019

Media Contact:Rachel [email protected] Female Members of Congress and the D.C. Press Corp to face-off again on Capitol Hill Washington, D.C. (March 13, 2019) – On June 19, 2019, the Congressional Women’s Softball Game will put partisanship aside to raise awareness about cancer for the eleventh straight year. The annual game brings together women Members of Congress –...  Continue Reading