Pink-Link Breast Cancer Support Network

Online Social Network for Breast Cancer Survivors

Pink-Link Breast Cancer Support Network is part of the Pink-Link Foundation's mission to empower women in obtaining a healthy survivorship.


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Just back from the #C4YW (Young Survivor's conference) in New Orleans! It was wonderful to meet so many wonderful breast cancer survivors!
Status posted by Victoria Tashman Monday
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Gena Florio is now a member of Pink-Link Breast Cancer Support Network Saturday
Welcome Them!
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Karen Hoover and Barbara Bowman joined Pink-Link Breast Cancer Support Network Feb 22
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Cecilia G. Lashley left a comment for Victoria Tashman
Thank you!
Feb 22
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Nice photos and a beautiful family!
Feb 22
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Carol Brooks replied to Angela DiMichele's discussion 'Needing Some Friends and Support'
Angela, Have you found any e-mail buddies yet to talk to about your cancer?  I'm new to the group too and not sure how all this works but you can e-mail me at and I'm in Meadville, PA.
Feb 21
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Lori Newman is now a member of Pink-Link Breast Cancer Support Network Feb 21
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Angela DiMichele

Needing Some Friends and Support 6 Replies

Started by Angela DiMichele. Last reply by Carol Brooks Feb 21.

Lee Blackwell

someone to talk too 22 Replies

Started by Lee Blackwell. Last reply by Sue Feb 7.

shy violet

Wishing for pen pals 7 Replies

Started by shy violet. Last reply by Victoria Tashman Sep 23, 2011.


Blog Posts

Keiko Yamauchi

Weight Management Survey

Are you a breast cancer survivor?  Would you like to share your weight related experiences with us? Please let us support breast cancer survivors by completing the survey.


Drs. Kay Bartholomew and Keiko Yamauchi are conducting a survey in order to look at weight changes that some breast cancer survivors experience, and how they cope with them. Dr. Bartholomew is a breast cancer survivor and researcher in health education and Dr. Yamauchi is a nutrition researcher. This is a…


Posted by Keiko Yamauchi on September 29, 2011 at 1:15pm

Linda Schweizer

Seeking breast cancer stories

I am in the beginning stages of writing a book on breast cancer.  I was diagnosed in May 2009, had lumpectomy in June 2009, bilateral mastectomy in July 2009. Started chemo August 2009.  Started Herceptin January 2010 and on January 25, 2011 was classified as CANCER FREE.  Throughout this whole process I kept feeling that there was a book inside of me begging to be written.  So I have started researching things I want to be in this book, and I have decided that I want to include handwritten… Continue

Posted by Linda Schweizer on March 26, 2011 at 10:31pm — 1 Comment

Lisa Grey

Nightmare Before Valentine’s Day

Breast cancer can really mess with a woman’s mind. Hair falls out.When it grows back, it is often very different from the hair she once had. Body parts have been lost or rearranged. Chemotherapy has likely changed her facial skin prematurely…now there are random age spots, and her skin has lost some elasticity.

When she looks in the mirror, she does not see…


Posted by Lisa Grey on January 21, 2011 at 8:20am — 1 Comment

Lisa Grey

New Beginnings: Eating Right in 2011

January always makes me feel like I have a fresh start. This year is especially filled with hope for me. I’m starting the year with a trip to Disney World!!!!

And by the end of this year, I should be finishing my PhD. YES!!!


This year can be a fresh start for you, too. It doesn’t matter what last year was like. You’ll never have to re-live any bad days you’ve had – ever again. So try to let them go. Stress is no good for fighting cancer or any other…


Posted by Lisa Grey on January 8, 2011 at 9:44am — 1 Comment

Kimberley K. Davis

The Pennies For Pink Toy Drive

We raised $30,000 dollars for cancer just from people donating spare pennies.  we helped 50children with free cancer treatments for a year, 20 women with breast cancer,  $1000 research, $2000went to the nicunit for premies,  and $200 went to The oncology department for other cancers.  I spent so much of my life focusing on what about me for Christmas and this year I didn't get a thing from my family and friends and when I saw how much Good we did to help these people that so desperately needed… Continue

Posted by Kimberley K. Davis on December 30, 2010 at 10:53am — 2 Comments

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