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Archive – September 2017

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Heritage Hero: 20-year-old cancer survivor Adriana Lombardo

For Adriana, Look Good Feel Better “hits close to home” having experienced the workshop’s positive impact firsthand during her two-year battle with leukemia.

Sept. 20, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Heritage Hero: B.C. hair stylist turned 18-year volunteer

Wendy Murphy has been a dedicated volunteer at British Columbia's Fraser Valley Cancer Centre for the past 18 years. An experienced hair stylist, she knows how devastating hair loss and other appearance-related effects of the disease can be for a woman.

Sept. 19, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Heritage Hero: Inspiring eight-time cancer survivor Dionne Warner

Eight-time cancer survivor Dionne Warner is the very definition of a Look Good Feel Better Heritage Hero.

Sept. 18, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Heritage Heroes: The doctors who stand by Look Good Feel Better

Dr. Fitch played an integral role in developing the Look Good Feel Better program 25 years ago, and Dr. Rodin plays an important role in its future. Find out why they recommend the program to their patients.

Sept. 15, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Heritage Heroes: Meet our inspiring 25-year volunteers

Look Good Feel Better would not have made it to 25 years without its dedicated volunteers. Meet the nine women who been with the charity since Day One and find out what their favourite moments have been over the years.

Sept. 15, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Toronto comedian shares ongoing breast cancer battle to inspire others

Toronto’s Sandra Carusi has come a long way since her triple negative breast cancer diagnosis in April 2014.

Sept. 14, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Keeping the promise I made to myself for life after cancer

The first time I sat in the chemo chair as an outpatient I told myself aloud, “The first thing I am going to do when I’m all finished treatment is put my feet in warm sand on a beach somewhere.”

Sept. 8, 2017 | by Adriana Lombardo

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Five tips for living and loving life after cancer

You’ve been through so much with your diagnosis, your treatment, and your fear. It’s natural for you to feel relief, to worry, and to be afraid of what the future holds even after your doctor tells you your cancer is gone and your life is moving on.

Sept. 6, 2017 | by Georgia Gables

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How chemotherapy affected my reproductive health

After the stem cell transplant, I went almost 6 years without a period and no, they didn't come back naturally.

Sept. 6, 2017 | by Ashlinn Sarah Jane

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: My will to live - not just survive

As a 28-year ovarian cancer survivor, I guess September is my month, and as such, I wanted to share my view on what has become known to many as "the disease that whispers."

Sept. 5, 2017 | by Sherry Abbott

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