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Archive – July 2017

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Just for Styles: After tragedy, family and friends help women with cancer

When Toronto’s Tara Cochrane lost her best friend to a rare and aggressive form of cancer at the age of 35, she knew she wanted to do something in her honour.

July 31, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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This is what I kept in my chemo bag

These are things I always made sure to pack and keep on-hand – not only for chemo, but during my period of treatment whenever I stepped out.

July 28, 2017 | by Adriana Lombardo

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'I've walked in their shoes:' How a cancer diagnosis made this B.C. woman a better nurse

Kelley Adamson, a nurse in Surrey, B.C., thought she was able to empathize with her cancer patients – until she was diagnosed with the disease herself.

July 17, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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My first steps forward after being diagnosed with breast cancer

Your first step is to give yourself permission to experience and express all of the emotions affecting you. There is no right or wrong way to feel after a cancer diagnosis, so take your emotions one day at a time and accept them as they come.

July 13, 2017 | by Georgia Gables

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This is what comforted me during cancer treatment

Today I'd like to talk about some of the things that were a comfort to me during my cancer treatments. I will go through some of the categories that are particularly difficult for cancer patients and talk about what within them helped get me through.

July 7, 2017 | by Ashlinn Sarah Jane

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