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Care Guideline 10: Community and Peer Support

You should have the opportunity to be connected with other young women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. You should also be told about long-term sources of post-treatment peer support. To get the full story on all the Guidelines go to www.Rethinkbreastcancer.com/Careguidelines

#YWBC: Rose

Name: Rose Anne Crisostomo Age: 39 Occupation: Human Resources Manager Age when diagnosed with breast cancer: 36 Breast cancer type: Invasive Ductal Carcinoma Breast cancer stage: Stage 2 (estrogen...

The Psychosocial: A story is not just a story

Psychosocial support for those with cancer and their loved ones is in a good place. It's a strange thing to hear myself say because...

#YWBC Profile: Paige

Name: Paige Occupation: Stay at Home Mom Age when diagnosed with breast cancer: 41 Breast cancer type: Invasive Ductal Carcinoma T2 N1 MO Breast cancer stage: 2B...

5 Questions Kids Ask About Cancer & the Best Answers

Are you going to die? Many kids’ first knowledge or experience of cancer is someone they know that died. In Canada, kids are introduced to...

#YWBC Profile: Melissa

Name: Melissa Age: 30 Occupation: Early childhood educator Age when diagnosed with breast cancer: 30 Breast cancer type: triple negative Breast cancer stage: stage 2 Treatment: chemo, surgery and radiation Tell...

The Psychosocial: Get Up, Stand Up

A few weeks ago I had a mammogram and an ultrasound for something suspicious in my right breast. The results were good (phew) but...

#YWBC Profile: Sylvie

Name: Sylvie Age: 36 Occupation: yoga & dance instructor, nutritionist, personal trainer, actor and also a mom! Age when diagnosed with breast cancer: 31 Breast cancer type: Invasive...

When Shifts In Identity Converge

“I’m transgender,” Brett told me. We were still upbeat from our meeting with my breast surgeon earlier that day. My prognosis didn’t look quite so...

Short Hair Don’t Care

  For some other ideas check out Sheri Stroh's best tips for styling short hair here and our LiveLaughLearn video here!  

Support and the City: 52 Places in Toronto That Support Your...

We couldn't launch with any other city besides #the6ix; birthplace of We The North AND Rethink Breast Cancer, of course! We hope that you...