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'I've walked in their shoes:' How a cancer diagnosis made this B.C. woman a better nurse

Kelley Adamson, a nurse 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 Cahute

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Adriana & Emily: Mother-daughter team battling cancer together

After two years of cancer treatment, 20-year-old Adriana and her mom Emily have inspiring positivity, but it took trial, error and time to get here. They share their tips on the caregiver-patient relationship.

June 29, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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'Above and beyond:' Darlene Olsen, volunteer/fundraiser extraordinaire

When Darlene Olsen organized her first fundraiser for LGFB, she put down $10,000 of her own money to secure a venue – she admits, it was a bit daunting. But she's since organized countless events for the charity, raising more than $200,000 over the past decade.

April 11, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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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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