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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
Despite my instincts telling me this was coming, it was still crushing news. You really don’t want to hear those words: “Yes, you have cancer.” My husband and I sat in the doctor’s office crying.
June 7, 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
There was something wrong with my health – I knew this truth in my bones. But every doctor I saw told me that I was just fine. In fact, they identified it as a mental health issue.
April 13, 2022 | by Tania AmardeilRead more
As sad as this may be, or as weird as it may come across, I miss having cancer. Let me explain...
March 20, 2018 | by Adriana LombardoRead more
Through my years of treatment, I learned how important it is to capture those “not so good” days.
Feb. 13, 2018 | by Adriana LombardoRead more
While undergoing treatment, one of my biggest worries was my capability to have children.
Jan. 19, 2018 | by Adriana LombardoRead more