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  • Meet JenG... There is a theory that May is from the latin word  mators  meaning   "elders" and so we celebrate our moms in May. With that in mind, read  JenG  's story of caring for her mom until her passing this past December.

    Hi there. My name is Jen. I ...

    Date created: 05/02/2022 05:57 PM
  • Meet Jamie... Spring has sprung! The daffodils and cherry blossoms are out ( at least on the west coast    ) and it is time to meet our April neighbour.  Read about   Jamie  's lymphoma/leukemia experience and what she does to stay grounded

    December ...

    Date created: 04/04/2022 04:22 PM
  • Meet RBION... As we turn the page on another month, read how RBION  navigates supporting her husband through his colorectal cancer.

    Hi there, my name is Christine aka RBION (my last name is Ripley…Believe It Or Not) and I’m a caregiver to my husband ...

    Date created: 03/01/2022 07:07 PM
  • Meet Skye2... It is February! As we head into the ❤ month, and the start of the year of the Tiger, it is time to meet another of our members. Read on to see how Skye2  has seen cancer from several angles.

    Hello!

    I have the privilege of sharing my cancer ...
    Date created: 02/01/2022 05:39 PM

  • Meet TravelBugMick... Happy New Year to all of our members, To start off 2022, please meet TravelBugMick  and learn how he made his way through a colorectal diagnosis during a pandemic

    My journey started in late November of 2020. I can’t say it has been a ...

    Date created: 01/04/2022 10:42 PM
  • Meet Cynthia Mac As we step into the holiday season, please take a minute to read  Cynthia Mac's  story of cancer in her family and being a caregiver for her dad through his lung cancer

    Hi, I’m Cynthia, a former caregiver and avid knitter and stitcher from ...

    Date created: 12/01/2021 06:14 PM

Meet your neighbor

  • Meet JenG... There is a theory that May is from the latin word  mators  meaning   "elders" and so we celebrate our moms in May. With that in mind, read  JenG  's story of caring for her mom until her passing this past December.

    Hi there. My name is Jen. I ...

    Date created: 05/02/2022 05:57 PM
  • Meet Jamie... Spring has sprung! The daffodils and cherry blossoms are out ( at least on the west coast    ) and it is time to meet our April neighbour.  Read about   Jamie  's lymphoma/leukemia experience and what she does to stay grounded

    December ...

    Date created: 04/04/2022 04:22 PM
  • Meet RBION... As we turn the page on another month, read how RBION  navigates supporting her husband through his colorectal cancer.

    Hi there, my name is Christine aka RBION (my last name is Ripley…Believe It Or Not) and I’m a caregiver to my husband ...

    Date created: 03/01/2022 07:07 PM
  • Meet Skye2... It is February! As we head into the ❤ month, and the start of the year of the Tiger, it is time to meet another of our members. Read on to see how Skye2  has seen cancer from several angles.

    Hello!

    I have the privilege of sharing my cancer ...
    Date created: 02/01/2022 05:39 PM

  • Meet TravelBugMick... Happy New Year to all of our members, To start off 2022, please meet TravelBugMick  and learn how he made his way through a colorectal diagnosis during a pandemic

    My journey started in late November of 2020. I can’t say it has been a ...

    Date created: 01/04/2022 10:42 PM
  • Meet Cynthia Mac As we step into the holiday season, please take a minute to read  Cynthia Mac's  story of cancer in her family and being a caregiver for her dad through his lung cancer

    Hi, I’m Cynthia, a former caregiver and avid knitter and stitcher from ...

    Date created: 12/01/2021 06:14 PM
  • Meet NickytheCanuck Join us in getting to know NickytheCanuck   as she talks about walking along side of her husband, and their journey with advanced melanoma.

    I have been a caregiver to Steven for over 35 years now (he still has difficulty using the ...

    Date created: 10/28/2021 09:15 PM
  • Meet Justjan... Happy October - we are officially into fall and heading into spooky season with Halloween at the end of the month. Join me in learning about our October Meet your Neighbour justjan who talks about her experience with breast cancer and ...
    Date created: 10/01/2021 04:08 PM
  • Meet Roy L. I t is September - a month where Autumn starts to creep in and it is also Prostate Awareness Month. With that, let's meet member Roy L.  and learn about his experience with stage 4 prostate cancer and how he advocates for men with his blue ...

    Date created: 09/01/2021 06:18 PM
  • Meet Pinto..... August is upon us and time to meet another of our members. Please have a read on Pinto's story about being diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer and how she is currently NED

    My first memory of cancer as being something bad was when my ...

    Date created: 08/03/2021 04:05 PM
  • Meet Carjac87 Welcome to July and another member to get to know. Please check out  Carjac87's  account of her unterine cancer experience and the people who support her.

    Hello, All!

    I'm Jacquie from Winnipeg. I'll be 66 in September & am retired, my ...

    Date created: 07/02/2021 06:54 PM
  • Meet law... It's June 1st! For some, spring weather is here. For others, you may still be waiting... Please take a moment to read about  law  and her experience with oral cancer


    Well, now let me think how I would introduce myself to the World of ...

    Date created: 06/01/2021 06:23 PM
  • Meet Dinooo... Please meet our May neighbour Dinoo and learn about his experience with Stage 4 Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    It has been about a year since my diagnosis. I was diagnosed with stage 4 Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. There are over 80 different types of ...

    Date created: 05/04/2021 09:31 PM
  • Meet Trillium... Happy Spring! It is April and testicular cancer is being highlighted with member Trillium who walked along side her son during his testicular cancer diagnosis and treatment

    I have been a caregiver for my adult children as they coped ...

    Date created: 04/01/2021 05:57 PM
  • Meet Klay... It is February and time to meet another member. Please take a monet to read about Klay's extensive cancer experience and the people and words that help her through it.

    Hello, my name is Karen, and I am currently 54 years old.


    My cancer ...

    Date created: 02/01/2021 06:28 PM
  • Meet Boby1511 It is (almost) a new year. Please welcome  Boby1511  as our January Meet Your Neighbour and learn what she has gone through and how her family helps get her through it.

    My name is Melody (Boby1511). I’m 47,  cancer patient and retired ...

    Date created: 12/30/2020 12:09 AM
  • Meet Whitelillies... Hello - it is December, the start of the holiday season and time to meet another member. Meet Whitelillies and learn how she went through her cancer experience with her sense of humour in tact:

    Seasons Greetings from Lillian.  December ...

    Date created: 12/01/2020 05:12 PM
  • Meet Kuching... Hello. It is November, and time to meet another member. Kuching ‍ . shares her experience of getting a stage 4 lung cancer diagnosis and then learning of her husband's diagnosis.

    I am a 72 year old non-smoking female with stage 4 lung ...

    Date created: 11/02/2020 06:42 PM
  • Meet...Supersu
    It is October and time to meet another of our members. Meet Supersu who shares her experience of being diagnosed and treated during a global pandemic and how her sense of humour and friends and this community helped got her to where she ...

    Date created: 10/06/2020 08:56 PM
  • Meet Charles
    With September still in full swing and fall making its appearance, let’s meet another member, Charles , who lets us into his world during his diagnosis of prostate cancer and beyond.


    I was living in Vancouver BC, in 2007.  I was 62, ...

    Date created: 09/24/2020 09:51 PM
  • Meet Alexisrj While everyone is taking part in summer staycations, let's meet a new community member.
    Let me introduce you to Alexis, known in our community as  alexisrj  . Read about her colon cancer experience and her terrific supportive family.

    ...

    Date created: 08/11/2020 06:01 PM
  • Meet jojo4 Hello all
    Depending on what part of the country you are in, summer is in full swing. So it is time to meet another community member.
    Let's take a minute to meet Joanne, who goes by jojo4 in the community and talks about her experience with ...

    Date created: 07/13/2020 04:50 PM
  • Meet...Jeff Summer will soon be here and it's time to meet another member of our community Jeff, better known as Jeff M . Learn about his experience with colorectal cancer and how his sense of humour got him through.

    Hi Everyone, I'm Jeff,

    I'm a 55 ...

    Date created: 06/08/2020 08:12 PM
  • Meet...Kim Spring is upon us and it is time to meet another one of our inspirational members Kim, better known in our community as kims1961 . Take a second to get to know her better below and say "Hi" before she gets busy with all her wonderful outdoor ...
    Date created: 04/30/2019 07:58 PM
  • Meet...CentralAB Take a moment to better get to know CentralAB and read about his journey of "Small Beginnings"...

    Journey Of "Small Beginnings."


    My first experience with cancer was as a young nursing student. My first patient was a woman with massive, ...

    Date created: 02/10/2020 09:03 PM
  • Meet...Lisa Take a moment to get to know Lisa, better known in our community as law , and learn how her 'village' helped her get through her diagnosis of tongue cancer.

    Hello Everyone,


    My name is Lisa and I am known on CancerConnection by my initials: ...

    Date created: 12/13/2019 04:22 PM
  • 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 04:44 PM
  • 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 04:22 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 03:50 PM
  • 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 01:35 PM
  • 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 08:39 PM
  • Meet Nicole As we begin a new year we have a new member of our community to get to know better. Meet Nicole better known on our community as nicolem . You may recognize her from her kind voice that you read on the community.

    My name is Nicole and I’m a ...

    Date created: 01/02/2017 10:44 PM
  • Meet Wanda February has arrived and it is time to meet another member of our community. Meet Wanda better known on the community as Wanda Vass  and learn more about her journey with Thyroid Cancer, her love of horses and the Toronto Maple Leafs.

    ...

    Date created: 02/01/2017 09:24 PM
  • Meet DefLeppardGirl As we march into a new month please join me in welcoming a new neighbour in our community DefLeppardGirl , who has kindly shared her story with us.
     
    Hello from the beautiful coast of British Columbia!  I live in Surrey with my husband, my ...

    Date created: 03/01/2017 08:11 PM
  • Meet Amanda I would like to introduce the community to another one of our amazing members, Amanda! She is better known on our community as Amanda26 . Please read more about her family's journey of love and life below. All the best to Kyle as he ...
    Date created: 04/12/2017 03:54 PM
  • Meet Russell Spring has sprung and it's time to introduce everyone to another member of the community. Meet Russell, better known on the community as Fergies  and learn more about his journey with colorectal cancer.
     
     
    In October 2015, I was at a ...

    Date created: 05/09/2017 08:21 PM
  • Meet Suzanne! Summer is on it's way and it is time to meet another community member. Many of you have read posts by Suzanne and will recognize her kind voice from the community where she is better known as Suzanne73 . She has also recently joined our ...

    Date created: 06/02/2017 07:14 PM
  • Meet Addie! Many of you will recognize Addie one of our community mentors here in the community. Take a moment to get to know her a little better, and pop over to the book club that she facilitates here in the community and say hi!

    So here it is. I was ...

    Date created: 06/28/2017 06:50 PM
  • Meet Hayleigh... 31 year olds get cancer too. Meet Hayleigh known on our community as HayleighConnell  read more to learn about her journey with worry, hope, and her pal Liam.


    Hello everyone!

    My name is Hayleigh and I am 31 years old. I live in Kamloops, ...

    Date created: 08/03/2017 06:31 PM
  • Meet Judy It's time to meet another one of our community members. I'm excited to introduce you to Judy better known on our community as hkjudy . Read more about her travel adventures, retirement, and experience with breast cancer below.
     
     
    At 65 ...

    Date created: 09/07/2017 03:25 PM
  • Meet Debbie Every month we take the time to get to know one of our neighbours better. This month we have the honour to get to know Debbie, known on the community as Dielle and best known for her kind responses and profile picture with the flowing red ...

    Date created: 10/05/2017 03:27 PM
  • Meet Andy... Cancer of Unknown Primary or "CUP" is rare. People like Andy better known on the community as ACH2015 are rare too. We are sure glad to have him sharing his morning reading with us and offering support wherever it is needed. Take a moment ...
    Date created: 11/01/2017 05:00 PM
  • Meet Liz... Winter is here to stay and it's time to cozy up with a warm cup and get to know one of our neighbours better. Meet Liz better known on our community as Warriorprincess  and a warrior she sure is! You will recognize her from her welcoming and ...

    Date created: 12/04/2017 07:51 PM
  • Meet Naomi It's 2018 and time to meet a new member of our community Naomi. You may know her as ECCS Peer Support  here in our community. Take a moment to learn more about Naomi and her family's experience with breast cancer and her mission to give back ...

    Date created: 02/01/2018 08:30 PM
  • Meet Lianne We are thrilled to introduce you to our new Moderator Lianne who recently joined our team. Take a moment to read a bit about Lianne's experiences with cancer both personally and as a caregiver. Be sure to say hi when you see her posts ...

    Date created: 03/05/2018 04:35 PM
  • Meet...Elaine Please take a moment to get to know one of our valued contributors here on CancerConnection-
    Elaine, aka LPPK . She is often seen around the community in our Leisure Group cracking jokes, sharing poetry, and photography. Elaine's ...

    Date created: 05/01/2018 06:24 PM
  • Meet...Wes Please take a moment to get to know one of our members, better known on our community as WesT , and learn about his love of music, motor sports, and his experience with prostate cancer.

    My name is Wes and at 54 years old I find myself being a ...

    Date created: 07/11/2018 01:48 PM
  • Meet Gayle
    I’m known here as Runner Girl.   My name is Gayle, I’m 52 years old.
     

    I was born in Winnipeg, during a blizzard.  My parents thought about calling me Blizzard or Stormy, but settled on Gayle (a big wind), they threw a Y in the middle to ...

    Date created: 09/17/2018 06:55 PM
  • Meet Cathy... I'd like to introduce everyone to Cathy better known in our community as elizabeth06 . Please take a moment to learn more about her wonderful family and how she found out she had metastatic breast cancer.

    My name is Cathy, I am 61 years ...

    Date created: 10/04/2018 06:30 PM
  • Meet Steff It's a new year and time to introduce you to a new member of our community. Please welcome Steff better known in our community as prairiemom and read more about her experience with cancer and deciding to stop waiting "'til later"...


    Q: ...

    Date created: 01/14/2019 03:11 PM
  • Meet...Brighty Please take a moment to better to get to know a caregiver on our site Brighty. You will recognize her from the warm welcomes she provides in our community.
     

    Summary of experience: 
    The year 2017 was supposed to be the happiest of my life. I ...

    Date created: 02/08/2019 08:15 PM
  • Meet...Ann It's time to get to know another wonderful member of our community. Please take a moment to read more about Ann's experience with cancer and her important message about the value of helping others.

    Hi, my name is Ann. You may know me as ...

    Date created: 03/05/2019 03:50 PM
  • Meet Lacey Hi everyone, I think it’s a good time to meet the moderator! I am feeling inspired by all of the great pieces provided by our community members and want to share more about myself,so you know more about the person who is always liking your ...

    Date created: 12/06/2016 09:13 PM
  • Meet Mike It's hard to believe that December has snuck up on us already!! With the arrival of the new month we have a new member of our community to meet. Please meet Mike-better known on our community as mchesher  and read more about his journey ...

    Date created: 12/06/2016 09:14 PM
  • Meet Cathy

    It's hard to believe that it's October and Fall is offically here! With the new month we have a new member to meet. We're pleased to introduce you to Cathy.


    Hi my name is Cathy, I’m 47 years old, and I have stage IV colon cancer.  I’m known on ...

    Date created: 11/04/2016 07:36 PM
  • Meet Will It's time to meet another member from our community. We are pleased to introduce Will Dove and we thank him for sharing his powerful message.

    After a family vacation in Mexico in early February of this year my wife and I both developed ...

    Date created: 11/04/2016 07:34 PM
  • Meet Ann It’s time to meet another one of our ‘neighbours’ here in our online community. For October, I’m pleased to introduce you to Ann- better known in our community as Gabby . Here’s a bit about Ann, in her ...
    Date created: 10/21/2014 05:54 PM
  • Meet Terry
    Time to meet another "neighbour" in our online community. This month I'm pleased to introduce you to Terry - better known on our community as Windancer . Here's a bit about him, in his own words, starting with his ...

    Date created: 10/21/2014 03:45 PM
  • Meet Margaret
    Today marks the first installment of “Meet your neighbours”. Each month I’m looking forward to introducing you to a couple of community members.
     
    I chose Margaret for our first intro because of her ...

    Date created: 10/21/2014 02:38 PM