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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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Paula Veinotte-Nickerson

Paula Veinotte-Nickerson

A little bit about you: Name: Paula Veinotte-Nickerson Age: 34 City: Upper Rawdon, NS What was/is your diagnosis? Papillary thyroid carcinoma metastatic What year was it? 2016 What was your…

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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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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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Alexander Mandarino

Alexander Mandarino

A little bit about you: Name: Alexander Mandarino Age: 22 City: Brampton, ON What was your diagnosis?   Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) What year was it? What was your age at…

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Marley Cameron

Marley Cameron

A little bit about you: Name: Marley Cameron Age: 23 City: Sudbury, ON What was/is your diagnosis? Thyroid cancer with lymphatic and muscle involvement. What year was it? What was…

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Megan Campbell

Megan Campbell

Sadly, Megan passed away in July 2017. We will remember her sweet nature, contagious spirit, and desire to help others. She leaves a huge legacy here at YACC, and her…

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Dreefy (Andrea) Staudinger

Dreefy (Andrea) Staudinger

A little bit about you: Name:  Dreefy (Andrea) Staudinger Age:  38! Aaaaack! City:  Alix/Red Deer, AB What was/is your diagnosis? My first diagnosis was low grade B-cell follicular lymphoma (Aug…

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Amber Pywell

Amber Pywell

A little bit about you: Name: Amber Pywell Age: 35 City: Duncan, BC What was your diagnosis? Papillary thyroid cancer with follicular variant. Metastasized to lymph nodes. What year was…

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Nick Miller

Nick Miller

A little bit about you: Name: Nicholas (Nick) Miller Age: 31 City: Toronto (born Melbourne, Australia) What was/is your diagnosis? May 2015: right-sided testicular mass; Jun 2015: spread to lymph…

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Danielle Taylor

Danielle Taylor

Dani’s profile was updated on August 30, 2019. Click here for the newer info. Name: Danielle Taylor Age: 26 Hometown: Toronto, ON What was your diagnosis? Colorectal cancer stage IIIA,…

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Marell Tomeh

Marell Tomeh

Name: Marell Tomeh Age: 22 City: Brampton, ON What was/is your diagnosis? Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) What year was it? What was your age at the time? April 2013. Age…

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Diane Coffin

Diane Coffin

Sadly, Diane passed away in July 2016 at the age of 39. She is remembered fondly, and her optimism and advice in this profile remains on our site to serve…

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Sierra Jensen

Sierra Jensen

Name: Sierra Jensen Age: 28 City: Calgary What was/is your diagnosis? Hodgkin’s lymphoma What year was it? What was your age at the time? 2014 / 26 What is something…

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Anne Marie Cerato

Anne Marie Cerato

Name: Anne Marie Cerato Age: 37 City: Toronto, ON What was/is your diagnosis? Adenocarcinoma of the lung What year was it? What was your age at the time? 2009 at…

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