Utah Breast Cancer Support Group

Non-denominational breast cancer support group in Utah for young women in their 20's, 30's and 40's. Friends by Chance. Sisters by Choice.

Young Survivor Sisters is a free, non-denominational breast cancer support group for women living in Utah who are in their 20's, 30's and 40's. We've been supporting each other like sisters since 2003 and welcome your participation. Together We Survive! To join the conversation, please join our Facebook Page

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Utah Cancer Resource, Education for Women

Hello Young Survivors,
I hope you all are doing well and that you all will soon be enjoying simmer.
I am writing to let you know of an upcoming Cancer Survivors Conference on Sept 25 at the Train Depot. We will also be having a train the trainer on Cervical Cancer in the near future.
Let us know if you need any information on upcoming events and check our website for the Needs Beyond Medicine Program.  
 
We are still meeting the second Tuesday of the Month, and our next meeting will be July 14th at Health Insight which is on 45th South and 348 East suite 300. We invite you or a representative of your group to join us. Phillip Brown is in charge of sending out information and I have included him on this e-mail. You can also reach him at 801-892-6634.
 
Sylvia G. Rickard
UCREW
Please visit our website: www.ucrew.org 

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Sunday, June 7, 2009

Fwd: Komen News



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From: Tracy Kelley <info@komenslc.org>
Date: Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 4:57 PM
Subject: Komen News
To: snaps75@gmail.com


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Susan G. Komen for the Cure
2009 Komen Salt Lake City Race for the Cure® a Huge Success!

The Salt Lake City Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® extends a heartfelt thank you to over 17,400 participants who made our 13th Annual Komen SLC Race for the Cure a huge success raising over $760,000!  The top individual fundraiser was Dusty Silvester, who in only a month was able to obtain $6,600 in donations on behalf of his Mom, Margo, a recently diagnosed breast cancer survivor.  The top fundraising team, bringing in close to $10,000, was the Bodacious Ta-Tas, raising funds and walking in memory of Bonnie Schlotterbeck.  What commitment and passion they exuded in their efforts! 

Up to 75% of all money raised from our Race will stay in our community to fund lifesaving awareness, screening and treatment programs.  The remaining 25% helps to fund the Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Research Grants Program.  The purpose of these funds is to help us fulfill our promise to end breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care for all and energizing science to find the cures.  Again, thank you to all who participated in this inspiring event.  We especially would like to thank our volunteers and committee, without whom none of this would be possible. 

Ford Advantage Plan Test Drive

As part of its ongoing commitment to the fight against breast cancer and Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, Ford is donating $20 for each test drive of a Ford, Lincoln or Mercury vehicle between now and June 13th , up to $1 million.  In addition, Ford dealers will have the option of matching these donations up to $1,000 per dealership.  Additional information and test drive certificates are available at fordcares.com or by clicking HERE. 

Upcoming Events

        June 27, 2009 Raft for the Cure in Moab a fun river trip for all experience levels with 50% of all proceeds going to the Salt Lake City Affiliate.  For more information, click on this link:     www.raftforthecure.com 

        July 18, 2009 Breast Dialogues in SLC a unique breast cancer awareness program at the Rose Wagner Theater sponsored by the Utah Pride Center.  For more information, click on this link:  www.utahpridecenter.org 

Our New Office

Our Affiliate now has office space at 1088 S 1100 E, Suite B, SLC.  We would like to acknowledge and thank the property owner Kristy Blair of Summit Sotheby's International Realty 801-467-2100 for the discounted rent we receive.    

To make a tax-deductible donation to the Salt Lake City Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® please visit our website at komenslc.org.  For answers to breast health questions please call 1-800 GO KOMEN or log onto komen.org.

Susan G. Komen for the Cure Salt Lake City Affiliate

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Books Available

Ginny and I (Erin) have collected a bunch of really great breast cancer related books and would love to share them with anyone interested in reading...Just leave a comment here on the blog and we'll arrange getting you the book!

Here's the list:

Finding the “CAN” in Cancer
By Nancy Emerson, Pam Leight, Susan Boonan and Terri Schinazi

Fighting for our future- How Young Women Find Strength, Hope, and Courage While Taking Control of Breast Cancer-
Forward by Ann Curry of the Today Show
By Beth Murphy

Voices of Breast Cancer- The Haling Companion: Stories for Courage, Comfort & Strength
Edited by the Healing Project

Just a Lump in the Road- Reflections of Young Breast Cancer Survivors
By Debbie Leifert, Gina Castronova, Dr. Tamara Brennan, Jackie Ehrilich, Cindy Goldberg, & Donna Palmisciano

Breast Cancer Survivor Fitness Plan
By Carolyn M. Kaelin, M.D., M.P.H.

Facing the Mirror With Cancer- A Guide to using Make-up to Make a Difference
By Lori Ovitz and Joanne Kabak

Breast Cancer Husband-- How to Help your Wife and (Yourself) Through Diagnosis, Treatment, & Beyond
By Marc Silver

First You Cry- The Classic Inspiring Story of One Woman’s Triumph Over Breast Cancer
By Betty Rollin

The Middle Place- A Memoir of Kelly’s battle with breast cancer
By Kelly Corrigan

Crazy, Sexy, Cancer Tips-
By Kris Carr--Forward by Sheryl Crow

Tools & Tips From the Trenches- Heartfelt Advice for Survivors Families & Friends
By Mary Olsen Kelly

Chicken Soup for the Breast Cancer Survivor’s Soul
By Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, & Mary Olsen Kelly

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