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Toronto’s Sandra Carusi has come a long way since her triple negative breast cancer diagnosis in April 2014.
Sept. 14, 2017 | by Larissa CahuteRead more
As a 28-year ovarian cancer survivor, I guess September is my month, and as such, I wanted to share my view on what has become known to many as "the disease that whispers."
Sept. 5, 2017 | by Sherry AbbottRead 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
Today I'd like to talk about some of the things that were a comfort to me during my cancer treatments. I will go through some of the categories that are particularly difficult for cancer patients and talk about what within them helped get me through.
July 7, 2017 | by Ashlinn Sarah JaneRead more
My school rallied together and made a banner wishing me all the best and fast healing. People whom I hadn’t even really built a friendship with stepped forward to wish me well. It was overwhelmingly heartwarming to say the least...until it all stopped.
June 29, 2017 | by Adriana LombardoRead more
I have never been so excited for an appointment as I was for this one. This appointment was going to determine whether or not all of my restrictions could get lifted – raised toilet seat, sitting on a wedge cushion, using a cane when I would go out, no bending, no twisting, the fear of sleeping in any other positon than my back...
May 26, 2017 | by Adriana LombardoRead more
Despite comments that I was 'too young' to have cancer -- which I clearly wasn't considering I was there, recovering from leukemia -- the women were all friendly and kind ...This was just a microcosm of society's general difficulty in dealing with sickness in youth.
May 24, 2017 | by Ashlinn Sarah JaneRead more