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Being able to transform my appearance and to take back some of that sense of identity helped me drastically to heal.
Aug. 16, 2022 | by Tania AmardeilRead more
After I lost my hair, I attended a support group for the first time, at the Hearth Place in Oshawa, Ont. I was skeptical at first, to be honest. But I showed up and at first I didn’t talk, I just listened.
July 5, 2022 | by Tania AmardeilRead more
I became upset with the continued reference to my age and that nothing could be done. I had lived almost 90 years and could accept death, but not until I could be at my granddaughter’s wedding in May 2022.
April 19, 2022 | by Tania AmardeilRead more
When Sophie Audet was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in 2013, it felt as though her life had stopped.
Nov. 24, 2017 | by Larissa CahuteRead more
Sarah Ingalls was never much of a makeup user – until the 43-year-old Saint John mother of three was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year.
Oct. 25, 2017 | by Larissa CahuteRead more
I went through three different hair lengths before my stem cell transplant, each one getting shorter as time went on, until I decided to have my sister shave my hair off completely.
Oct. 12, 2017 | by Ashlinn Sarah JaneRead more
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 CahuteRead more