Living With Cancer

I'm A Farmer Living With Cancer, And All I Want Is To Grow My Own Marijuana

Dave Murphy | Posted 04.12.2016 | Canada Politics
Dave Murphy

I am sick and tired of being a young man living with a malignant cancer inside my head, terrified of having the seizure that could cost me my lifestyle and independence, sleepless nights before the six-month interval MRIs that tell me my fate and my future.

5 Things People Going Through Cancer Want You To Know

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 03.09.2016 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Dr. Janet Ellis, a psychiatrist with the Odette Cancer Centre's Patient and Family Support program who specializes in psychosocial oncology, says it's best to be open and supportive of what is important or difficult for the individual, rather than making assumptions or giving advice to "think positive."

Ask Elizabeth: How Can I Support My Wife Who Has Cancer?

Natalie Strouth | Posted 08.05.2013 | Canada Living
Natalie Strouth

My wife Karen was recently diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. We want to help but Karen gets frustrated when any of us try to do things for her, with the kids or around the house. I don't know how to be strong as the best husband, caregiver, and deal with my own fears about what's happening. Can anyone be a 'super caregiver'?

Finding Serenity While Battling Cancer

Phil Froats | Posted 04.24.2013 | Canada Living
Phil Froats

Serenity is priceless, especially when you have a life crisis like cancer. During these times, fear can be overwheming and your thoughts are a ceaseless series of awful possibilities. Our modern day world is not conducive to serenity. Even at the best of times, we are inundated with responsibilities and information.

The Surprising Benefits of Living With Cancer

Anne Day | Posted 12.09.2012 | Canada Living
Anne Day

It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month and as a survivor, I wouldn't go so far as to say I want to celebrate having had breast cancer, but it has made a positive difference in my life.

I Was Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer, Now What?

Dan Hennessey | Posted 11.11.2012 | Canada Living
Dan Hennessey

I received a call in early January 2006 telling me that I had prostate cancer and suggesting a treatment -- surgery. As a 49-year-old healthy and, yes, hockey playing Canadian, cancer was the last thing on my mind Well they say things happen for a reason but I was having trouble figuring out just what that meant.