C4YW Annual Conference For Young Women Affected By Breast Cancer

C4YW Annual Conference For Young Women Affected By Breast Cancer

By Brian Aylward, BS, CHES
Health Navigator

For the past twelve years, Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC) and Young Survival Coalition (YSC) have been hosting the Annual Conference for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer, mainly known as C4YW. This year the conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Bellevue, Washington, on Seattle’s Eastside! This international conference is dedicated to the issues of young women affected by breast cancer, their family, friends and caregivers.

The Swedish Cancer Institute will have a table at the C4YW event and will have a group of experts to help answer any questions you may have, including:

  • Melissa Kwaterski, Physical Therapist at Swedish Outpatient Physical Therapy will be available to answer questions about rehabilitation and more on Friday, February 22 from 4:30 – 6 p.m.

  • Kathleen Pratt, N.D. from Northwest Natural Health will be answering questions about nutrition, weight loss and weight gain, hormonal changes, and more on Saturday, February 23 from 12 – 2 p.m.

  • Lori Marshall, M.D., from Pacific Northwest Fertility will be answering questions about fertility and infertility including, In-Vitro fertilization, ovulation induction, egg freezing and preservation, and the egg donation program, and more on Saturday, February 23 from 12 – 2 p.m.

Come join us to learn more about resources and services available at the Swedish Cancer Institute, including:

Also, don’t miss out on several opportunities for a chance to go home with a free give-a-way item, like the ‘Imagine’ glassybaby! There will be three ‘Imagine’ glassybaby’s being raffled off, and each of them have proceeds that are dedicated to the Cancer Patient Assistance Fund at the Swedish Cancer Institute. Check out the beautiful color below:

On Friday, February 22, Darlene Fanus from Swedish Mobile Mammography, will be at the conference answering questions you may have from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and on Saturday, February 23 from 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday, February 24 from 9 a.m. – noon. From Swedish Integrated Care Services, I will be at the conference and will be able to assist you in any way you need!

The registration fee for C4YW is $175 per person and includes entrance to the event from Friday, February 22 – Sunday, February 24, 2013. Click here to register for the C4YW Annual Conference for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer.

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