Profiles

Gabrielle Fecteau

A little bit about you: Name: Gabrielle Fecteau Age: 20 City: Timmins/Ottawa What was your diagnosis? Hodgkin’s Lymphoma stage 3 What year was it? What was your age at the…

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Kelly Knee

Name: Kelly Knee Age: 37 City: Torbay, NL What was your diagnosis? Stage 2 Lobular and Ductal Carcinoma of the breast What year was it? What was your age at…

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Julie Michaud

Sadly, Julie died in 2020. She was a true leader in the YACC community, responsible for initiatives like the private alumni Facebook group and took on various fundraising initiatives to…

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Nicole Clark

Submitted photo A little bit about you: Name: Nicole Clark Age: 29 City: Amherst, NS What was your diagnosis? Hodgkin’s lymphoma Stage 2 What year was it? 2012, and I…

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Samantha Wexler

Sadly, Samantha passed away in October 2018. Samantha’s unwavering optimism always shone through in the posts she wrote for the YACC website, and we will never forget how she inspired…

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Kara Peseski-Morel

A little bit about you: Name: Kara Peseski-Morel Age: 39 City: Toronto, ON What was/is your diagnosis? Breast cancer What year was it? What was your age at the time?…

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Katie Murray Johnson

Name: Katie Murray Johnson Age: 28 Hometown: Strathmore, AB (I live in Sylvan Lake now) What was your diagnosis? Choriocarcinoma (Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia) What school did you attend? Strathmore High…

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Mallory Cooper

Sadly, Mallory passed away on March 14, 2018. She was an active member of the YACC community and inspired many by her way of living. She was honest, caring, and…

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Tanith Tandrup

Name: Tanith Tandrup Age: 35 Hometown: Ottawa, ON What was your diagnosis? Aggressive B Cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma What schools did you attend? Katimavik Elementary School, Earl of March Secondary School,…

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Ana

Name: Anaïs Labrèque Age: 26 Hometown: Ottawa, ON What was your diagnosis? Hodgkin’s lymphoma, stage 4B What are your career goals? I should probably know this by now, but I…

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