Monday, November 16, 2009

November meeting!

November is here, and our meeting it tomorrow!
Please join us for an update from local ObGyn, Dr. Stefanie Mikulics, she will be sharing updates and wisdom for women with cancer and issues that we face as survivors!

Also, I will be sharing updates from my meeting to Austin, Texas - Livestrong headquarters and the Young Adult Alliance meeting!

Please join us at 6:00- try not to be late, Dr Mikulics will only be with us for a short time!

Sunday, October 4, 2009

October 2009 Update

Tuesday October 6th Central Coast Thermography will be presenting "Medical Breast Thermography for early detection, intervention & prevention of breast disease" at the regular meeting of the American Cancer Society Breast Cancer Support Group.
Time: 5:30 P.M.
Place: Hearst Cancer Resource Center, San Luis Obispo
Facilitator: Jan May
For more info, please contact either Jan by email (see above) or call the Hearst Cancer Resource Center @ 542-6234

Monday October 12th Central Coast Thermography will be presenting as above in Paso Robles:
Time: 5:30 PM
Place: River Oaks Hot Spring Spa, Paso Robles
For more info &/or reservations, please call 441-5557 or visit

Saturday October 17th: Awakening the Dragon!
Time: 2-4 PM
Place: Tidelands Park, Morro Bay
Come help the SurviveOars celebrate our new Dragon Boat, learn about Dragon Boat Racing (& practicing), help SurviveOars raise money for racing events by participating in our silent auction. Bring your family for some outdoor fun.
For more info, email

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Relay For Life - Cal Poly

Hey fellow survivors! Cal Poly is looking for a few good men and women SURVIVORS to walk the survivor lap at their Relay for Life:

Cal Poly Relay for Life

May 16, 2009

Cal Poly - Dexter Lawn (near the Library)

I hope that you can all join us! To learn more please go to their website: or email Ashley at

Friday, April 17, 2009


Our monthly meeting is scheduled the third Tuesday of each month.

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2009
  • 6 pm
  • Hearst Cancer Resource Center, 1941 Johnson Avenue, 2nd Floor, SLO

We have our very own Cheryl Hertan talking about what a Cancer Registrar is, and what they do! She will share some very interesting insight about coordinating a local tumor board and collecting local cancer treatment data and how it is then forwarded on to a state and national level.

Please RSVP to:


On another note, the Hearst Cancer Resource Center is having an open house the same day, so please stop by earlier in the day if you get a chance!

Tuesday, April 21, 2009
9am - 6pm
Hearst Cancer Resource Center
1941 Johnson Avenue, 2nd Floor
San Luis Obispo, CA

Friday, February 13, 2009

It's going to be a great month!

2/15, Sunday  1-4 p.m.
Enhancement Fundraiser at Inn At Morro Bay
An Afternoon of Sweet Magic: entertainment, dessert and wine! 
$20 without wine, $35 with wine
Bring all your friends! 

, Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. (3rd Tuesday of each month)
SLYS meeting at Hearst Cancer Resource Center
Guest: Michelle the Nurse Navigator
Come for dinner, friends and good information!
RSVP: or

2/19, Thursday
Amgen Tour biking through Paso!
LiveStrong booth will be manned by Shannon, Margerie & Hayley
Stop by and check us (and maybe Lance) out!

2/24 Tuesday 6:00 pm
Medical and Psychological Impact Cancer Seminar at French Hospital Auditorium
Jim Malone, MD Oncology/Hematology & Daniel Conroy, LCSW
Registration is encouraged, but not necessary: 238-4411

2/26, Thursday, 5:30 p.m. (4th Thursday of each month)
Intimacy Support Group for women at Hearst Cancer Resource Center
Linda Cannon, RN, OCN, MS

3/3 Tuesday 5:30 p.m. (1st Tuesday of each month)
ACS Breast Cancer Support Group at Hearst Cancer Resource Center
Guest Speaker: Zoe Wells, Naturopathic Doctor

That should fill up your calendar quite nicely We hope to see you at SLYS, and some of these other terrific events! 

Hearst Cancer Resource Center
1941 Johnson Avenue, Suite #201
San Luis Obispo, CA

Friday, February 6, 2009

SLYs February meeting

Please join us for our next meeting!

Our guest speaker will be Michelle the Nurse Navigator at the Hearst Cancer Resource Center, she will share insight about how she can be a resource to us now and in the future.
Date: Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Time: 6:00pm
Place: HCRC
1941 Johnson Ave, Ste 201
San Luis Obispo
Grub provided by Lori, so please RSVP to me at

Friday, January 23, 2009

Lymphadema talk

Hey all! The Breast cancer group (not our regular SLYs group) is going to have a talk on Tuesday, February 3rd about Lymphadema, by Rebecca Stone. She is a local manual lymphatic drainage therapist. She is very thorough and insightful, and she is one of the main reasons that my lymphadema is really well controlled now!

Check out her website at: or come to the meeting at the Hearst Cancer Resource Center!

Monday, January 5, 2009

San Luis Young Survivors January Meeting

Happy 2009!

This is a cancer support group for the young and the young at heart!

We will be back to meeting at the Hearst Cancer Resource Center

Where: 1941 Johnson Ave in San Luis Obispo
When: January 20, 2009 6:00pm

We will have a guest ObGyn coming to speak about the issues of women have after chemotherapy and/or menopause as it relates to cancer patients!

Snacks and Grub provided by Lori!!