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You’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer. Deep breath. Your future self is typing this, having a coffee, and planning on going to yoga and then work later. You made it! I thought I’d give you that spoiler alert to ease the biggest worry of your life.
Oct. 19, 2018 | by Kim MacDonaldRead more
Like many women, Jutta has always loved putting on makeup everyday, but after undergoing chemo treatment, it almost became a challenge.
Jutta is a breast cancer warrior, as she likes to call herself. Still undergoing treatment today, she hopes to officially call herself a cancer survivor soon.
When diagnosed in November 2017, she was shocked and upset, to say the least. She first thought about her children, and then wondered if she would be losing her hair.
Oct. 19, 2018 | by Suzanne ArandaRead more
When Kim Angell was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 34, it was a total shock.
While lying in bed one night, Kim had a thought out of nowhere to do a self-exam. “I had just seen my doctor eight months before and the breast exam was clear,” she remembers, “I never though in a million years that I would find anything.”
Aug. 2, 2018 | by Suzanne ArandaRead more
While looking on the bright side of things when you have a cancer diagnosis may seem like an impossibility, know that by doing little things each day to put a positive spin on this experience, you can come out of this situation a better person.
Feb. 9, 2018 | by Georgia GablesRead more
Cancer is nothing anyone wants to deal with, but it’s not worth looking at in a negative light. You can’t change a diagnosis, but you can fight it with treatment and a good attitude.
Aug. 16, 2017 | by Georgia GablesRead more
Karen Zeppa Coyne was a champion for living a fulfilling life with cancer.
Aug. 9, 2017 | by Facing Cancer TogetherRead more
On behalf of women and their families impacted by cancer and its treatment, dear friend Catherine, you will live on in our hearts forever.
Aug. 2, 2017 | by Facing Cancer TogetherRead more
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 GablesRead more
While there's no one right path that you can take to live with cancer, there are certainly things you can do to make sure that you are able to handle your life after your diagnosis.
May 16, 2017 | by Georgia GablesRead more
Brampton’s Lollita Rahaman, clinical nurse educator at William Osler Health System, can easily recall one of the most difficult moments from her nearly 20-year career of working the oncology floor. "I remember one patient in particular, who didn't have a good prognosis," Lollita said.
April 3, 2017 | by Larissa CahuteRead more