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Nurse Grace Catania at a WOW station, with patient Christine Newbold sitting in a chair.

Making Every Moment Matter

“I never expected to be diagnosed with cancer,” says Christine Newbold of Dundas. Read more

Ravinderpal Duggal poses for a photo.

From Headache to Brain Cancer

“It began with a minor headache,” says Ravinderpal Duggal from Brampton. “Then I felt pain on the right side of my body and my vision started to blur.” Read more

Lisa with her daughter Aspen holding a “3” balloon on the beach.

A Cancer Patient’s High-Risk Pregnancy

“The headaches kept getting worse,” recalls Lisa Allain of Welland. “Then I started to feel nauseous and I was having trouble finding words. I realized that something was seriously wrong after I had a seizure.” Read more

Patient Paul Terris sitting in a wheelchair at St. Peter's Hospital

Helping Paul Return Home

The pain in his hip had become unbearable. Read more

Patient Sue Clayton smiling outside

Compassionate Cancer Care

The pain in Sue’s left shoulder was probably just a kink in her muscle from sleeping the wrong way – or so she hoped. Read more

Nancy Lewis at Juravinski Hospital

Recovering from Breast Cancer at the Gym

Nancy Lewis grew concerned when she noticed an abnormality in her right breast in 2016. Read more

Deb Martin sitting on a chair in her kitchen

Celebrating Milestones

Deb Martin knew that something was seriously wrong. She had difficulty swallowing and she felt an uncomfortable pressure in her upper abdomen. Read more

Phyllis smiling on her balcony at home

Twice as Grateful for Lifesaving Care

“I felt the first lump in my armpit,” recalls Phyllis, who will never forget the day her cancer journey began in 2005. “I searched further and found another lump in my left breast.” Read more

A selfie taken by Francis Asis

Young Father No Longer Afraid of Tomorrow

What started as a carefree family vacation for 32-year-old Francis Asis of Milton turned into the fight of his life. Read more

Portrait photo of Dorothy Vernon-Brown wearing glasses and a hot pink dress

Working Toward a Brighter Tomorrow

A large unexplained bruise on her leg was the first sign of something being terribly wrong. When Dorothy Vernon-Brown of Mississauga visited a walk-in clinic to have the bruise examined, she received the shock of her life. The blood tests revealed that she had cancer. Read more