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

Monday, December 14, 2009

Upcoming Image Reborn Retreats

I just wanted to let everyone know that the Image Reborn Foundation has posted their schedule for their free retreats for the beginning of 2010.  Their mission is to provide no-cost healing retreats to women
who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. The focus is on encouraging women to reclaim their sense of personal power and to strengthen them in their journey toward healing on all levels and living fully.

January 8-10 (2010)
Open to all breast cancer survivors

February 5-7
Young Survivors
Supported by a grant from the Salt Lake City affiliate of the Susan G Komen

March 5-7
Stage IV Advanced Breast Cancer supported by a grant from the Salt
Lake City affiliate of the Susan G Komen

April 16-18
Open to all breast cancer survivors

I am not sure how many openings they have or how they decide who gets
to go.  I just registered for the February retreat.  You can register
at http://www.imagerebornfoundation.org/registration.php
I would love to have some company if I get to go.
~ Candace


Gilda Mehraban,  February 10, 2011 at 10:20 AM  

Thanks for the post on breast cancer support and events. We would love to use this as a resource for our clients, many of whom suffer from breast cancer. If your clients would like more information on social security disability benefits, they can find help at www.socialsecuritylaw.com. Thanks again!

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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