Cancer Under the Radar? Not in Montreal!


Yesterday in the Montreal paper The Gazette, Cheryl Cornacchia wrote an article called “LOST TRIBE SHARES ITS STORIES”. It talked about the young adult reality and featured the story of Melanie Dee Marshman a young adult cancer survivor form Montreal.

Melanie, along with 14 other young adult cancer patients from Montreal have shared their stories in a new book called Cancer Under the Radar, to be released April 28 to help promote awareness of cancer and young adults.

The book is funded by the McGill University Health Centre and Cedars CanSupport/Faire Face, and wishes to help fill the gap when it comes to the young adults reality. It will be published in English and French, and will include poems, prose, photographs, journal entries and artwork.

The artists of the book are young adults from Montreal who are members of a wonderful support group of Cedars CanSupport/Faire Face called Young Adults in Action.

If you are in the Montreal area and are interested:

Cancer Under the Radar will be launched April 28, 5 to 7 p.m., at the Montreal General Hospital’s Livingston Hall, 1650 Cedar Ave., Room L6500.