YWBCP Videos

Young Survivor Exercise Program Overview
The Young Women's Breast Cancer Program is partnering with the Heights community center to offer a weekly exercise program for all young adults with cancer. The class is held each week on Thursdays. Joy Jones, a certified personal trainer leads the program. Registration is required. Register at 314-747-7156 or ywbcp@wudosis.wustl.edu.

The Young Women'sYoung Breast Cancer Survivor's Symposium 2013 Part 1
Monica Fawzy Bryant, JD, Chief Operating Officer of Triage Cancer, speaks about health care reform and its impact on young adult cancer survivors. In her presentation, “Healthcare Reform and How It May Impact You,” Ms. Bryant  addresses health insurance options for young women with breast cancer, how the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) changes our current system, new insurance marketplace and options, and consumer protections.

The Young Women's Breast Cancer Survivor's Symposium 2013 Part 2
The second presentation, “Post-Treatment Surveillance: What’s Recommended for Women Who’ve Completed Breast Cancer Treatment,” is from Amy Cyr, MD, Breast Surgeon and Faculty at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Cyr provides information on current post-treatment screening recommendations, what you should expect when you’ve completed treatment, and addresses follow-up tests, visits and imaging.

November 2012 Support Group
Presentation on Complementary Health Practices by Dr. Sharon Fitelson, founder and director of InMotion Health Center.

Young Woman: Breast Cancer Battle Continues After Treatment
Music therapist Julie Lindemuth discusses the difficulties she experienced while battling breast cancer at the age of 41. Her diagnosis and treatment came during a transition time for her and her husband.  

Young Woman Survives Breast Cancer, Discusses Fertility and Reconstruction
Catherine Determan was just 34 years old when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She was treated at Siteman by a multidisciplinary team of physicians and participates in Siteman's Young Women's Breast Cancer Program.

Goodfellow Discusses Research Program
Siteman Cancer Center geneticist Paul Goodfellow, PhD, discusses the genetic research component of Siteman Cancer Center's Young Women's Breast Cancer Program.

Breast Cancer Survivor Discovers “Family of Women” at Annual Symposium
Tamiko Smith found support and “overwhelming love” by participating in the Young Women’s Breast Cancer Symposium presented each year by Siteman Cancer Center’s Young Women’s Breast Cancer Program.

How a Young Mother Coped With Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
Brenda Plocher of Highland, Ill., was a 37-year-old mother of two when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Two years later, she reflects on how she explained the disease and treatment to her then 7- and 9-year-old daughters.