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  • 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 04:51 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 01:01 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 11:50 AM
  • 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 03:12 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 03:03 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 10:22 AM

Meet your neighbor

  • 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 04:51 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 01:01 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 11:50 AM
  • 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 03:12 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 02:58 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 03:03 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 10:22 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

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 04:44 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 03:24 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 02:11 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 10:54 AM
  • 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 03:21 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 02:14 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 01:50 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 01:31 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 10:25 AM
  • 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 10:27 AM
  • 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 12:00 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 01:51 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 02:30 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 10:35 AM
  • 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 01:24 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 08:48 AM
  • 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 01:55 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 01:30 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 09:11 AM
  • 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 02:15 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 09:50 AM
  • 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 03:13 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 03:14 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 02:36 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 02:34 PM
  • Meet Janet It's time to meet another member here on our community. This month, we're pleased to introduce you to Janet- better known on our community as Shenpa . Here's a bit more about Janet who answered our  Meet your Neighbour  questionnaire.


    ...

    Date created: 11/04/2016 02:34 PM
  • Meet Richard As the days begin to shorten and the temperature slowly drops, with a new month upon us it's time to meet another member. This September, we're pleased to introduce you to Richard - better known on our community as Orlando . Here's more ...

    Date created: 09/07/2016 09:46 AM
  • Meet Jodie It's time to meet another member here on our community. This month we're pleased to introduce you to Jodie - better known on our community as jorola . Here's more about Jodie, in her own words.


    Hi there! I’m Jodie. I am the proud wife and ...

    Date created: 07/06/2016 09:00 AM
  • Meet Danielle It's time to meet another member here on our community. This month we're pleased to introduce you to Danielle, better known on here as DanielleDL . Here's more about Danielle in her own words.


    Hi there!

    My name is Danielle, I’m 35 years ...

    Date created: 05/03/2016 09:10 AM
  • Meet Tim As the snow begins to melt, and the air gets a little bit warmer, it's time to grab a cup of tea and meet another neighbour here on CancerConnection.ca. This month we're please to introduce you to Tim- better known on here as t_bar . Here's ...

    Date created: 04/07/2016 04:26 PM
  • Meet Sandie As we enter March, we'd like to introduce you to another member here on our community. This month we're pleased to introduce you to Sandie- better known on here as shellylynn . Here's more about Sandie in her own words. 


    Hello my name is ...

    Date created: 03/01/2016 08:49 AM
  • Meet Dave A new month is upon us, and it's time to meet another member on our community. This month, we're pleased to introduce you to Dave- better known on our community as Davideo . Here's a bit about Dave, in his own words.

    Hi everyone. My name is ...

    Date created: 02/01/2016 09:26 AM
  • Meet Jean As we make our way into the colder months of the year, it's time to grab a warm drink and meet another community member. This month we are pleased to introduce you to Jean- better known on our community as pokie . Here's a bit more ...

    Date created: 12/01/2015 02:19 PM
  • Meet Scott With a new month upon us, it's time to meet another community member. We're pleased to introduce you to Scott- better known on our community as ProfessionalNomad . We hope you'll enjoy getting to know Scott a bit better, as ...

    Date created: 10/06/2015 02:37 PM
  • Meet Debbie This month we are pleased to introduce you to Debbie, better known on our community as cancertakesflight . Here's a bit about Debbie, in her own words. 


    My Cancer

    My name is Debbie and I was diagnosed with breast cancer in ...


    Date created: 09/08/2015 05:13 PM
  • Meet Krista This month we're pleased to introduce you to Krista, better known on our community as ThisMomFightsCancer . Here's a bit more about Krista, who agreed to answer our Meet your Neighbour questionnaire. 
     

    Please ...
    Date created: 08/27/2015 01:51 PM

  • Meet Lorna This month, we're pleased to introduce you to Lorna- better known on our community as MedHatLorna . You may have read Lorna's caring responses on here, and I hope you'll enjoy getting to know her a little bit more. ...

    Date created: 07/06/2015 09:13 AM
  • Meet Tim This April we're pleased to introduce you to Tim, better known on our community as Houdini . Tim has been a community member since 2011, here is more about Tim and his experience with thyroid cancer in his own words.

    My name is Tim ...

    Date created: 04/07/2015 02:18 PM
  • Meet Yasmin A new month means a new neighbour for everyone to meet! This March, I'm pleased to introduce you to Yasmin, better known on our community as Yasmin007 . Here's a bit about Yasmin, who answered our Meet your Neighbour ...

    Date created: 03/02/2015 08:24 AM
  • Meet Mim This February, I'm pleased to introduce you to Miriam- better known on our community as Mim . Here's a bit more about Mim, who answered our  Meet your Neighbour questionnaire.


    Q: Tell us a little bit about your cancer experience
     
    I am a 50 ...

    Date created: 02/10/2015 08:24 AM
  • Meet Linda It's time for everyone to meet the first "neighbour" of 2015. This month we'd like to introduce you to Linda, better known on our community as Survivor5 . Here's a bit about Linda, in her own words-


    Hello, my ...

    Date created: 01/06/2015 02:27 PM
  • Meet Bill With a new month upon us, it's time to introduce you to another member of our community. This month we'd like to introduce you to Bill, better known on our community as Little Deer Bill . Here is a bit about Bill, in his own words-

    ...

    Date created: 12/01/2014 08:59 AM
  • Meet Wanda This month I'm very pleased to introduce you to your neighbour Wanda, better known as  Wanderful  here on our community. Here's a bit about Wanda and her experience so far, in her own words-


    Hello, my name is ...

    Date created: 11/03/2014 03:33 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 12:54 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 10:45 AM
  • 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 09:38 AM