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  • Let's Discuss...Isolation and Loneliness Join the discussion here !

    Cancer can make you feel very alone. Friends and family may not phone or visit as often as you’d like. You may feel too sick to work or enjoy social activities. Even when you’re with people, you may feel that no one ...

    Date created: 11/20/2019 02:02 PM
  • Let's Discuss...Fatigue Join the conversation here !

    Fatigue is the most common symptom for people with cancer and the most common side effect of cancer treatment. It is a general lack of energy, tiredness or exhaustion. It is different from the tiredness a ...

    Date created: 11/06/2019 11:06 AM
  • Meet...SLM It's getting cold out there! Grab a cup of tea and take a moment to better get to know SLM you will recognize her from her warm caring responses to others in our community.

    My Cancer Journey


    I am a fighter.  I am resilient.  I am positive.  ...

    Date created: 11/06/2019 10:44 AM
  • Meet....Wendy

    Fall has arrived and it is time to meet another one of our members Wendy better known in our community as Wendy Tea

    My name is Wendy Tea and I live on the West Coast, sometimes referred to as the other great coast! My childhood was a trip, ...

    Date created: 09/17/2019 11:22 AM

  • Nipissing University study- Looking for participants Researchers at Nipissing University in North Bay, Ontario are searching for cancer survivors to complete a brief (15-20 minute long) anonymous survey about health. If you complete the survey you can choose to enter a draw to win one of ...
    Date created: 08/16/2019 03:14 PM
  • Meet...Fiona Please take a moment to get to know Fiona, better known in our community as Aries,   and learn about her determination, stubbornness and positivity that help her take life one day at a time.

    Hi, my name is Fiona and I was diagnosed with ...

    Date created: 08/15/2019 10:50 AM
  • Let's Discuss...summertime memories Camping, biking, swimming, hiking, road trips….

    Take a moment to look back and share your favourite summertime memories. If you were recently diagnosed or caring for someone with cancer this summer may have felt much different than ...

    Date created: 08/07/2019 09:28 AM
  • Let's Discuss...your top 3 tips for coping with cancer A cancer diagnosis can affect much more than the physical body. It can also affect emotions and relationships. Your emotions can be very strong, conflicting or disturbing. They may come and go quickly, and they may change often. For ...
    Date created: 07/12/2019 09:35 AM
  • Meet...Angus Please take a moment to get to know Angus, better known in our community as WestCoastSailor . He is often found in our community sharing his wisdom and experiences with breast cancer, lung cancer, and as a caregiver.

    Angus was ...

    Date created: 07/12/2019 08:35 AM
  • Meet..Faye Summer has arrived and it's Faye's favourite time of year. Take a minute to learn more about Faye's experience with lung cancer and what helped her get through.

    Hi , my name is Faye and I live in a rural community in southeast ...

    Date created: 06/10/2019 03:39 PM


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If you or your loved one could only bring one thing to chemo, what would it be?

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