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Loving Your Breast Assets

I have battled breast cancer twice. What I did not know during that time, was that my biggest battle was not the recovery from the physical scars, but from the emotional ones.

Oct. 1, 2021 | by Andrea Johnson

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For My Mother, Sonia

My experience is that of a caretaker for my mother Sonia, who battled lung cancer for 2 years. I moved to Canada when I was 18 and 5 months pregnant, I was a single mother, so my mom was my entire support system.

July 8, 2021 | by Rebeca Zavaleta

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Do you know Lemieux? Do you know about Lymphoma?

Twenty years ago, the glow of being a young mother was overshadowed by a sudden and rapid weight loss.

June 22, 2021 | by Aida Tahiri

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Love, Cancer, Support & Feeling Empowered

Sometimes, life is a beach. Sometimes, you’re told you have cancer on the beach.

April 23, 2021 | by Audrey Fraser

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Being a Young Adult with Cancer, Support is Paramount

At 25 years old, I was shocked, confused, and unaware of what was to come next when the doctor told me that the cyst I found was not benign. In fact, it was invasive.

April 12, 2021 | by Louise Bell

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Joined at the Hip and Ready to Face Cancer Along with my Mom

I distinctly remember telling my husband that I did not want to tell my mom that I had cancer. I nearly texted her, “by the way I have cancer.”

March 2, 2021 | by Victoria Falla-Lee

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Facing Cancer Together, As Mother and Daughter

If you were given the odds of 1 in 100,000 would you buy a lottery ticket? Well, I “won” the cancer lottery with those odds.

March 2, 2021 | by Laura Jean Falla

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I'm Still Me, Even if my Hair Looks Different

Like many life-changing experiences, cancer can bring complex emotions and perspectives, whether you are ready for them or not.

Feb. 28, 2021 | by Patrice Neale

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Volunteer Highlight: Joan's Twenty-Eight Years of Dedication and Compassion

Volunteers and Team Leaders are arguably the backbone of any organization. This especially holds true for Look Good Feel Better.

Jan. 26, 2021 | by Madina Tabesh

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What They Don't Teach You About Facing Cancer a Second Time

People often think that you stop thinking about cancer the day you are in remission. Quite the contrary, cancer can impact your life for many years to come.

Jan. 14, 2021 | by Milena Commisso

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