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Tag – Identity

Stronger than stigma: Breast cancer and my mental health

How could I be so young and have cancer? How will I be strong enough to cope with this disease? Will it affect my mental health? Will I be able to continue school? In the blink of an eye, my whole life changed and I feared that it would never be the same

March 17, 2017 | by Lindsey Finkelstein

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Survivor tip: Allow yourself an identity that isn't about cancer

This is the thing, when you have cancer – like, when you are stuck with living with cancer, one of the best things possible is to forget about it all together.

March 1, 2017 | by Catherine Brunelle

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The new Look Good Feel Better: Giving women back their womanhood

After 25 years in Canada, Look Good Feel Better has a new look and feel. Since its inception, LGFB has talked a lot about helping women face cancer with confidence. While these workshops continue to help women across the country, there’s a lot more to it.

Feb. 27, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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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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