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A dream is a wish from the heart. As children, we dream because imagination has no bounds and anything is possible, but as we grow older, we realize that the power of a dream is only as great as its p...
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And yes, that includes coffee.
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Canada is one of the few countries with a robust strategy to tackle cancer: the Canadian Strategy for Cancer Control aims to reduce the incidence of cancer, lessen the likelihood of Canadians dying from cancer, and enhance the quality of life of those affected by cancer.
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Talking about the end of your life must be part of your diagnosis.
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Alina had emergency brain surgery the next day to attempt to remove the tumour, or at least get a biopsy and help correct the spinal fluid flow in her brain. I assumed the worst would happen as I held her and laid her down on the operating table for the anesthesiologist. I did not know then that I would be the last thing she would see.
Though cancer made me see my mom in her worst physical state, I will always remember her as a strong businesswoman and a dedicated banker. She was a woman who paved the way for many in my family who wanted to pursue traditionally male careers, encouraging them to chase their dreams and show the world that women are powerful, too.
February 4 was world cancer day. For the average cancer patient or survivor, it brings up mixed emotions. It's not really something we want to think about, but we can't really help it, with all the newspaper and television headlines there to remind us.
The early signs of cancer are being ignored, and people are putting off going to see their doctors because of a variety of fears and their busy schedules. Having been through cancer, I can attest that nudging yourself out the door was the hardest thing I ever did. I was losing blood from a breast nipple. I knew it wasn't normal.
Ten women snowmobilers are riding 1,800 kilometres and stopping in 32 Saskatchewan cities and towns to raise cash for breast cancer research.It's the 13th annual ride by the group known as Prairie Wom...