Next Cohort Of The Survivorship Series For YAs Facing Metastatic Cancer


Welcome to the Survivorship Series!

We piloted this program about a month ago and it was so much fun.  The group grew together in community, we had a ton of fun with each of the sessions of the series, and the private facebook group was alive with activity!  With that experience in our pocket, we’re launching the next cohort of the Survivorship Series, this time specifically for those young adults facing metastatic cancer of any diagnosis.

Together, 25 young adults facing metastatic cancer will go through a 6-week, online program experience where you’ll hit the highlights of our workshops!  You’ll form a tight-knit community and every other week, you’ll take part in a different 2-hour program with the same group of young adults moving together through the series.

In week 1 you’ll join a Creative Art Workshop, in week 3 a Journaling Workshop, and in week 5 a Young Adult Cancer Hangout + Game Night.  In between workshops, you’ll have access to a private Facebook group for your cohort of 25 young adults where you can connect and communicate.  You may only take part in the series once, and when you sign up you are committing to taking part in all 6 weeks.

The next round of the Survivorship Series has been scheduled and starts on Tuesday, April 20! 

Week 1:  Tuesday, April 20 @ 4:30 pm PT / 6:30 pm CT / 7:30 pm ET – Creative Art Workshop (a very cool, cactus paper mosaic)
Week 3:  Tuesday, May 4 @ 4:30 pm PT / 6:30 pm CT / 7:30 pm ET – Journaling Workshop
Week 5:  Tuesday, May 18 @ 4:30 pm PT / 6:30 pm CT / 7:30 pm ET – Game Night

Shining The Light On Metastatic Breast Cancer

metastatic breast cancer

Refinery 29 is shining the light on metastatic breast cancer.  Using wonderfully beautiful photographs of women facing metastatic breast cancer.

“…Refinery29, in partnership with #Cancerland, has been bringing you these women’s stories, in an effort to change the conversation about breast cancer. We’ve talked about how only about 2% of the money raised for breast cancer research goes toward metastatic disease, and we followed stage-IV activists to D.C. as they lobbied congress to change that. But as October comes to an end, we want to turn to the daily, lived experiences of these women: What is it really like to live with a disease that everyone seems to have heard of, but no one really understands?”

The pictures show the scars and the faces and the souls behind the women, bringing life and awareness to this terrible disease.  The women talk about quality of life and the continual grieving that happens when life and its goals are irrevocably changed.

Are you a metastatic young adult cancer survivor interested in sharing your story?  Email

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