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CANSWER HIVE: Gratitude List

This is the CANSWER HIVE - Tips and insights shared directly from Rethink's Young Women's Network (RYWN) We may have the mighty Oprah to thank...

Canswer Hive: Let’s Talk About the Term “Cancer Survivor”

Today is National Cancer Survivors Day. We are all about showing appreciation, respect and admiration for those who have faced cancer, but not everyone ...

An Author’s Account on Finding Meaning After a Cancer Diagnosis

For a cancer patient, the day you hear the words "You Have Cancer" is a day you'll never forget.  After hearing the three words no one wants to hear, author Alana Somerville shares her story on finding meaning after a life-changing diagnosis.

CANSWER HIVE: Talking Breast Reconstruction Pt. 2

"Breast reconstruction is not for the faint of heart." We asked women in our network what they wish they knew about reconstruction ahead of time.

Response: Cancer Survivor Hit with Fines for Driving Cancer Patients to...

As a cancer survivor of more than 10 years, I consider myself to be one of the “lucky” ones. At 36 years old, and...

#YWBC Profile: AnnMarie

Age: 44 Occupation: Community Manager at Wisdo.com Age when diagnosed with breast cancer: 40 Breast cancer type: Invasive Ductal Carcinoma Breast cancer stage: Stage 1 Treatment: lumpectomy, mastectomy,...

Moments Beyond Cancer

Every year, 5000 young Canadian women are diagnosed with breast cancer during their reproductive years – and 70% of those women are recommended hormone...

#YWMBC Profile : Lara

Name: Lara Age: 39 Occupation: Founder, Hope Scarves Age when diagnosed with breast cancer: 30 Breast cancer type: ER/PR+ Her2- Breast cancer stage: diagnosed stage II while pregnant in...

Rethinker Profile : Sara

Name:  SARA MODY Age: 40 City:  MISSISSAUGA, ONT What do you do when you are not changing the world with philanthropic gestures? I love visiting museums and art...

#YWBC Profile: Miranda

Name: Miranda Age: 29 City: Lethbridge Occupation: Provisional psychologist Age when diagnosed with breast cancer: 28 Breast cancer type: Invasive ductal carcinoma Breast cancer stage: 2 Treatment: 7 rounds of neo-adjuvant chemotherapy, left...