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Sarah Hunt

Sarah Hunt

A little bit about you: Name: Sarah Hunt Age: 31 City: Cambridge, ON What was your diagnosis? Myxoid Liposarcoma on the nerve bundle of my upper right arm What year…

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Community Story
After the Hook-up: Part 3

After the Hook-up: Part 3

Big Cancer Hook-up guest Paul Brace chats with Geoff about the right time to celebrate after cancer.

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Community Story
After the Hook-up: Part 2

After the Hook-up: Part 2

Big Cancer Hook-up guest Paul Brace chats with Geoff about facing mortality.

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Community Story
After the Hook-up: Part 1

After the Hook-up: Part 1

Big Cancer Hook-up guest Paul Brace chats with Geoff about spirituality.

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Community Story
The 2019 New Year poem

The 2019 New Year poem

A member of the YACC community asked to publish their poetry anonymously, and we’re always happy to help YACCers express themselves however they feel most comfortable. 

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Survivor Profile
Jag Takhar

Jag Takhar

A little bit about you: Name: Jag Takhar Age: 38 City: Brampton, ON What was/is your diagnosis? Stage II breast cancer What year was it? 2017 What was your age…

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Survivor Profile
Tori Zimmerman   

Tori Zimmerman   

A little bit about you: Name: Tori Zimmerman Age: 24 City: Edmonton, AB What was/is your diagnosis? Acute Myeloid Leukemia, MLL mutation What year was it? What was your age…

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Geoff's Blog
19 things you didn’t know about my time in ICU

19 things you didn’t know about my time in ICU

I played Risk the night before I went to hospital with a fever and an unknown infection in my Hickman catheter. And I won! I took over the world the…

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Survivor Profile
Charlene Charles

Charlene Charles

Name: Charlene Charles Age: 40 City: Markham, ON What was your diagnosis? Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma What year was it? What was your age at the time? My first…

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Survivor Profile
Joanne Archibald

Joanne Archibald

A little bit about you: Age: 25 City: Toronto, ON What was/is your diagnosis? Biologically, the diagnosis was large diffuse B cell lymphoma (Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma). However, the cancer presented itself…

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Community Story
Everything you ever wanted to know about my diagnosis

Everything you ever wanted to know about my diagnosis

Why do some people feel like they can ask me so many insanely personal questions?

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Geoff's Blog
We’re one month away from the 18th Annual Climb!

We’re one month away from the 18th Annual Climb!

We’ve had another tough run at YACC this year, losing amazing people in our community like Justin, Megan, Stephenie, Jody, and others. I’m climbing in memory of them, and to give YACC more resources to help their cancer brothers and sisters.

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Survivor Profile
Courtney Fleming

Courtney Fleming

A little bit about you: Name: Courtney Fleming Age: 27 City: Peterborough, ON What was/is your diagnosis? Grade II Ependymoma What year was it? I was told I had a…

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Survivor Profile
Dawn

Dawn

A little bit about you: Name: Dawn Age: 40 City: Toronto, ON What was/is your diagnosis? Uterine Leiomyosarcoma (Lie-yo-my-yo-sarcoma), Stage 3, low-grade. What year was it? What was your age…

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Geoff's Blog
Treason: “He’s a crook” (Part 2)

Treason: “He’s a crook” (Part 2)

Despite the goodwill of charitable supporters and the belief that “it’s a great cause,” the trust and belief we charities are afforded on the revenue side is sharply contrasted with the treasonous accusations levied on the expense side of our organizations.

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