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Articles by Larissa Cahute

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Heritage Heroes: The oncology team who developed LGFB in Canada

Dr. Denny DePetrillo, Dr. Jennifer Blake and oncology Nurse Leslee Thompson, with the help of two-time cancer survivor Sherry Abbott, broke ground in making people aware of the importance of quality of life when it comes to cancer care.

Oct. 8, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Heritage Hero: Lynda Rose is about ‘more than just selling lipstick’

Mississauga’s Lynda Rose has been a Look Good Feel Better supporter since its inception.

Oct. 6, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Heritage Hero: Quebec oncology nurse Dominique Roy

Although she retired as an oncology nurse last month, Quebec’s Dominique Roy continues to promote Look Good Feel Better to patients and oncology professionals alike.

Oct. 5, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Heritage Heroes: Passionate B.C. volunteers who go above and beyond

Linda is a long-time volunteer who helped bring the program to Abbotsford. And Diane has been volunteering since 2014, going above and beyond to help out across the Greater Vancouver Area.

Oct. 5, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Heritage Hero: Oncology nurse who brought LGFB to northern B.C.

As an experienced oncology nurse, Prince George's Gayle Magrath knew about Look Good Feel Better before it came to Canada.

Oct. 3, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Heritage Hero: LGFB coordinator in Montreal, Lise Pettigrew

Montreal’s Lise Pettigrew has been named a Look Good Feel Better Heritage Hero for her unwavering support of the program for more than 20 years.

Oct. 2, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Heritage Hero: B.C. Cancer Agency's LGFB champion Diana Hass

Although Diana Hass had been working for B.C. Cancer Agency since 1977, nothing could have prepared her for her mother’s cancer diagnosis.

Oct. 2, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Heritage Heroes: Long-time LGFB champions Erika and Linda

Erika Ellis and Linda Cottell, long-time LGFB family members have been named Heritage Heroes for their unwavering support of the program for more than two decades.

Sept. 29, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Heritage Heroes: Fundraisers at Shoppers Drug Mart Selkirk, Manitoba

This Shoppers Drug Mart store was Manitoba’s top fundraiser in 2016, bringing in more than $6,000.

Sept. 29, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Heritage Hero: Psychologist who helped bring LGFB to Alberta

“I saw the need to address the outer changes that women experience,” said Hundleby, now Program Director at Wellspring Edmonton, which also offers regular Look Good Feel Better workshops.

Sept. 28, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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