I was sorry to hear that Olivia Newton John, whom I've always loved (and even met at the opening of a clothing store she used to own called Koala Blue... I made my parents...

I was in remission for four years after my stage 2 diagnosis and then, nine days before our wedding, I found out the cancer was back and it was metastatic. I was lucky enough to...

November 5 2009, 1:23 PM I have a high tolerance for pain.  Anyone who knows me well – family members, doctors, estheticians – will confirm this.  My husband and I agree: I am tough. Not...

Over the past year, some of the brightest stars in our community, daring and inspiring advocates for women with metastatic breast cancer, have died. Their loved ones, including very young children, are struggling to...

October 29 2009, 10:48 AM You’d think having breast cancer would give me some idea of how to react or what to say when I hear that someone I know has cancer, but it doesn’t seem...

October 23 2009, 4:24 PM You know, it’s odd. In spite of the happy clarification on the grim statistics, I find I’m still feeling a little shaky. I’m not lying prostrate on the kitchen floor, but neither...

Name: Karen Age: 27 Occupation: Recruitment Advisor Age when diagnosed with breast cancer: 27 Breast cancer type: Breast Cancer, Hormone Positive/HER-2 positive Breast cancer stage: IV, metastasized to bone Treatment: Currently undergoing 9 months of chemo/adjuvant chemotherapy – then TBD Tell...

As spoken by Shawna at Anna's Memorial on May 7th. I am really honoured that Ian asked me to speak today about Anna and her contribution to cancer advocacy. There is quite a bit to...

October 21 2009, 1:52 pm A big thank-you to everyone who weighed in & commented on the ‘23% chance of survival’ issue — I loved the story of a 9-years-and-counting survivor of Stage 4 HER-2 positive cancer...

October 19 2009, 4:37 pm I don’t know how long the crocodile hunter thing is going to sustain me, so I thought I should ask everyone to give me their own versions of “23%” – bogus...

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