Cancer Survival

Recovery Odds In Various Stages of Breast Cancer Explained

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 01.20.2015 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

I don't mean to minimize the seriousness of the disease or to downplay the huge upheaval it causes in the lives of individual women and their families. About 24,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in Canada each year and it's responsible for about 5,000 deaths annually. But it's clear that significant progress is being made in the fight against breast cancer.

In Appreciation of All Oncology Nurses

Andrea Paine | Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada Living
Andrea Paine

The theme of National Oncology Nursing Day this year, "Partners in Care: Advocating for Excellence," highlighted the very important role that oncology...

To the Newly Diagnosed Cancer Patient

Andrea Paine | Posted 05.26.2012 | Canada Living
Andrea Paine

I remember the car ride home from my oncologist's office that day. My head felt twice as big with all the new information I had just received, tests that were required and phone numbers to schedule surgery, all stuffed in there like a sock drawer with too many socks. But to all those newly diagnosed sisters and brothers out there, take heart. It will not always be this way.