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How a young teen put her life on hold after a Hodgkin’s Lymphoma diagnosis

Like most 18-year-olds, Melissa Baker spent the summer of 2016 preparing for her first year of university.

Feb. 20, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Staying positive after an endometrial cancer diagnosis

Cancer has taken a lot from Terrilynn Ho – including her dream to be a mother. “My whole life I wanted to be a parent and now I can’t have a biological child...

Feb. 19, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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'The New Adriana:' A teen's changed perspective after leukemia

Adriana Lombardo had her senior year of high school at St. Joseph’s College all planned out. She was going to join the soccer team, graduate with her friends, then study...

Feb. 18, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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My love affair with hats and scarves after cancer

I still find myself wearing hats and head coverings A LOT. And I love it! Today, I wear them out of personal freedom and choice but wearing hats during my treatment is forever a memory...

Feb. 9, 2017 | by JC Chessell

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Henna crowns: Embracing the bald

I have always associated henna with the big, glamorous Bollywood style weddings and parties and with Indian tradition and culture. Never did imagine that this very same dye could be used to create a tattoo design for a bald head

Jan. 21, 2017 | by JC Chessell

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Choosing bald: She bought three wigs, but 'never, ever wore them'

One day I realized that the reasons I had for wearing wigs were not to actually make myself feel better about being bald but to make everyone else feel better and more comfortable around me

Oct. 15, 2014 | by Facing Cancer Together

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