Profiles

Kim O’Brien

Sadly, Kim passed away on May 10, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Kim was an active YACC member and had such a positive presence. She was well spoken, kind,…

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Raquel Tavares

Name: Mayra Raquel Tavares Age: 28 What was your diagnosis? Stage 1 ovarian and uterine cancer What is/was your occupation? Office assistant/receptionist   Your cancer experience: How did you find…

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Kat Galarnyk

Name: Kat Galarnyk Age: 21 Hometown: Calgary What was your diagnosis? Grade 4 Glioblastoma (brain cancer) What school did/do you attend? Dr EP Scarlett High School What is your career…

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Laurie Coleman

Name: Laurie Coleman (soon to be Bishop!) Age: 37 Hometown: Calgary, AB What was/is your diagnosis? Acute metabolostic leukemia What school did/do you attend? Father Lacombe High School What is/are…

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Anna Bell

Name: Anna Bell Age: 27 Hometown: Red Deer, AB What was your diagnosis? Breast cancer What school did you attend? Yukon College What is your occupation? Administrative Assistant   Your cancer…

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Lilian Yip

Name: Lilian Yip Age: 36 Hometown: Stoney Creek, ON How old were you when you were diagnosed? 32 What school did you attend? Brock University What is your occupation? Supervisor…

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Tabitha Stokes

Name: Tabitha Stokes Age: 32 Hometown: Clarke’s Beach, NL What was your diagnosis? Tall cell variant papillary thyroid cancer What school did you attend? Memorial University What is your occupation?…

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Brandy

Name: Brandy Age: 31 Hometown: Penticton, BC What was your diagnosis? Breast cancer What is your occupation? Full-time event rentals coordinator/part-time artist Your cancer experience: How did you find out…

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Crystal Harper

Name: Crystal Harper Age: 33 Hometown: Woodstock, ON What was your diagnosis? Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Stage 1 What school did you attend? Centennial College What is your occupation? Early Childhood…

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Marley Lafreniere

Name: Marley Lafreniere Age: 21 Hometown: Sudbury, Ontario What was your diagnosis? Papillary thyroid carcinoma What school did you attend? Cambrian College What is your career goal? My goal is…

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