Living With Breast Cancer

Our latest posts and news for young women living with breast cancer.

The Stretch Heal Grow retreat was exactly what I needed during a time of so much uncertainty in my life. I started articling at a...

January 15 2010, 12:51 PM It was a long, long day at the hospital yesterday and I am totally knackered.  I came home and rested...

Katie What does it feel like when you are told a treatment stops working and there is progression? Nine days before our wedding, I was...

January 10 2010, 5:45 PM Yesterday’s Globe and Mail featured a preview of the upcoming trends for 2001 in its Style section.  Generally – not being of the...

Last August I had to have an emergency root canal. It was in the morning on the day I was supposed to drive up...

What is precision medicine and why does it matter when treating Stage IV breast cancer? If you’ve already heard of precision medicine, what you’ve...

November 30 2009, 1:06 PM I was reading a book last night in which the narrator said something like, “Each day is someone’s first and someone’s...

November 25 2009, 10:38 PM This post is a follow-up to my hugely unhelpful and paralysis-inducing post Ten Things Not To Say To Someone With...

Photo: Artsy Vibes Neutropenia Neutropenia occurs when the body's white blood cell count is too low.  When a person with cancer undergoes chemotherapy treatment to target and...

Name: Vesna Baric MacIntosh Age: 45 Occupation: Massage Therapist/ X-ray Technologist (retired) Age when diagnosed with breast cancer: 35 Breast cancer type: Estrogen Positive Breast cancer stage: 4 Treatment: Right...

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