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Cancer is hard, but it’s really hard when you’re single and live alone. Retreat Yourself helped me realize I can do it, and that I now have a national network that has my back when I need it.

YACC’s program director, Karine Chalifour, posts daily recaps on Facebook during Retreat Yourself and Survivor Conference. Here is a compilation of what she saw and felt during Retreat Yourself BC based in Abbotsford, BC from August 10-14, 2017. Prep Ready to welcome everyone! Alright, alright, alright!   Almost everyone is here…meeting the rest of the […]

The memories I made during the retreat are ones that will stay with me and will undoubtedly help me “keep swimming” through the hardships of this disease.

It was fabulous not only to meet other young people who have been affected by cancer, but also to finally meet other young people with my specific type of cancer, which is so rare for people under 50.

YACC’s program director, Karine Chalifour, posts daily recaps on Facebook during Retreat Yourself and Survivor Conference. Here is a compilation of what she saw and felt during Retreat Yourself BC at Edenvale from April 7-10, 2016.