Frequently Asked Questions

If you have questions after reviewing the answers below, please contact us: conferences@youngsurvival.org.

Attending the Summit

Who attends the YSC Summit: Digitally Yours?

The YSC Summit is a conference for young adults diagnosed with breast cancer before their 41st birthday, their co-survivors and healthcare providers. Whether you were recently diagnosed or are a long-term survivor who was diagnosed while young, this conference is for you. With this year’s Summit being virtual, anyone from around the world can attend from the comfort of home!

Who is a co-survivor?

Co-survivors, often called “caregivers,” are those individuals who provide close support to a young adult during the breast cancer journey. They may be spouses, partners, significant others, parents, siblings or friends.

How many people are expected to attend?

As an attendee, you can expect to connect with over 1,000 young survivors, along with their co-survivors.

What time does the YSC Summit: Digitally Yours begin and end?

The YSC Summit takes place Friday, May 21 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET, Saturday, May 22 from 10:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET and Sunday, May 23 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET. There is additionally a special Saturday Comedy Night on Saturday from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET.

How much does it cost to attend?

Registration is $25 for early bird and $30 thereafter. Fee waivers are available.

I would like to meet other attendees. Will that be possible virtually?

Yes! There will be many opportunities throughout the weekend for you to meet other attendees online. You can join other attendees in virtual hangout rooms and take part in interactive activities that foster connection.

The Agenda

View a full breakdown of all of the Summit’s great sessions and activities.

What types of activities and events can I expect at the YSC Summit: Digitally Yours?

The Summit will offer everything you are used to at an in-person conference with fun, virtual twists.. We will present educational general sessions, workshops and discussion groups with dynamic experts. Topics will focus on the various medical, emotional and wellness issues unique to young adults affected by breast cancer and their co-survivors. Check out the agenda for details.

Do I need to attend the entire YSC Summit: Digitally Yours?

You can participate in whatever sessions and activities you like! We think the entire agenda is pretty cool, but know that “real life” may require you to step away from your computer or device during the weekend. You can also listen on-the-go to not miss out on any action.

Financial Assistance

I’d love to come, but don’t know if I can afford it. Is financial assistance available?

Yes. We are dedicated to helping those who need additional financial support to attend the Summit. Find out more about fee waivers.

Exhibitors and Sponsors

I’m interested in becoming a sponsor or exhibitor. Where can I find more information?

Please visit the sponsor and exhibitor pages for more information.

More Questions?

Write us at conferences@youngsurvival.org.