YSC Summit Schedule


 Summit Schedule

Get ready for workshops created for the young breast cancer experience. (Not added on to a program built for your grandma.) You’ll also find holistic, whole-body wellness approaches to your survivorship and plenty of opportunities for connection.


10:30 - 11:30 AM ETDrop in! Take a Look Around the Conference + Visit the Virtual Exhibit Hall + Chat with Your New Breasties
11:00 AM- 1:00 PM ET:Leaving a Legacy: Retreat for Young Adults Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer (hosted by Project Life: MBC). Interested attendees must register here.
11:30- 11:55 AM ET

Welcome from YSC’s CEO Jennifer Merschdorf

12:00- 12:45 PM ETLearn and Connect in Workshops Set
  • The Ins and Outs of Fertility after a Breast Cancer Diagnosis (speaker: Jamie Knopman, MD)
  • Navigating Grief and Loss (speaker: Mindy Relyea)
  • The Right to Healthcare (speaker: Jason Domogauer, MD, PhD)
  • Managing Stress and Fatigue (speaker: Yolanda Origel)
  • Co-Survivor Care (speaker: Kristy Case, LCSW, OSW-C)
1:00- 1:45 PM ET

Learn and Connect in Workshops Set 2

  • What to Know about Triple-Negative Breast Cancer (speaker: Melissa Davis, PhD)
  • An In-Depth with Cancer and Careers (speaker: Sissy Silva)
  • Psychedelic-assisted Therapy (speakers: Elizabeth Becker, LCSW, CPC & Beth DuPree MD)
  • Facing Off with Scanxiety (speaker: Kristy Case, LCSW, OSW-C)
  • Thinking of Starting Therapy? (speaker: Eboni Harris, MD)
2:00- 3:00 PM ET

General Session 1: Holistic Care and Exploring New Modalities

Speakers: Jaclyn Tolentino, DO and Audrey Holocher, CMS-CHt, NLP

Join us for an engaging panel + expert speakers + Q&A

3:15- 4:15 PM ET

Workshops Set 3: Choose Your Own Adventure!

  • Learn from YSC’s robust library of workshops, including special sessions for survivors, meta-thrivers, co-survivors and Spanish-speakers
4:30- 5:30 PM ET

General Session 2: Exploring Intimacy through Breathwork

Speakers: Moira Howerton and Brooke Ritchie, AMFT

Join us for an engaging panel + expert speakers + Q&A

5:30- 8:00 PM ET

Take a Break and Visit the Exhibit Hall

5:30- 6:30 PM ETLIVE Meet and Greet Hours with Select Exhibitors
8:00- 9:00 PM ET

Virtual Hangouts to Connect with Other Attendees

9:00- 10:30 PM ET

Drag Queen Bingo! + Virtual Dance Party with YSC & Tigerlily Foundation