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White noise

I am counting down the few remaining days until February. I’m in desperate need of a restart.

January has been a month of ups and downs. 274 more words

Survivorship

Choosing Complementary Therapies for Breast Cancer

Managing the side effects of treatment, whether they’re physical or emotional, is an important issue for just about anyone receiving treatment for cancer. Complementary therapies increasingly play a role, and breast cancer patients in particular are frequent users of complementary therapies as part of their care. 1,026 more words

Breast Cancer

Returning to Work Program at BC Cancer Agency

On February 19th and 26th, this program includes vocational assessment, resource referral, information, advocacy assistance and counselling related to rehabilitation issues for patients and family members. 26 more words

Survivorship

Juno Thoughts

Well, if you live in New England, you’re most likely still snowed in. Oh winter. We all know it’s coming, and really the thought of being snowed in isn’t that bad, but some how, some way, today turned out to be a tough day. 1,154 more words

Emotional Health

"hello, my name is heidi..."

Throughout treatment, I had been struck by the number of healthcare practitioners who impressed, boarding on implored, boarding on bullied, me to go to a support group.  411 more words

Breast Cancer

CancerChatCanada: Register for National Pilot starting soon

CancerChatCanada still has spaces left in their first National Pilot of an educational online group. 128 more words

Survivorship

My Fear of Breast Cancer Recurrence (A Poem)

The fear of recurrence, or fear of cancer coming back, is one of the most common worries among people affected by breast cancer. Elise Bourne-Busby, EdD, wrote this poem about her own fear of recurrence in anticipation of our… 393 more words

Breast Cancer