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Heritage Hero: Two-time cancer survivor, ambassador Sherry Abbott

Her transformational role dates to 1989 – before the charity was founded –  when she was diagnosed with advanced metastatic ovarian cancer at just 30-years-old.

Oct. 10, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Heritage Hero: Edmonton oncology nurse with firsthand LGFB experience

While Edmonton’s Christine Meikle has been an oncology nurse for nearly 30 years, she never knew much about Look Good Feel Better – until she was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Oct. 10, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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Heritage Hero: Charlottetown volunteer Jacinta Stewart

Jacinta Stewart has been volunteering on Prince Edward Island for 21 years.

Oct. 8, 2017 | 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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