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Samantha Wexler

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

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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Sammi Martin

Sammi Martin

A little bit about Sammi: Age: 23 City: Lewisporte, NL What was your diagnosis? My cancer diagnosis was Stage III High-Risk Neuroblastoma (Ganglioneuroblastoma). What year was it? What was your…

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Katie Murray Johnson

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

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

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

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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Emily Ager

Emily Ager

Name: Emily Ager Age: 21 Hometown: Sarnia, Ontario What was your diagnosis? Stage 2B Hodgkin’s Lymphoma What school do you attend? Brock University What is your career goal? Counselling psychologist…

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Kim O’Brien

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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