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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

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

Patient Suanne Zankowski

An Ongoing Journey with Brain Cancer

Suanne Zankowski felt a sensation of sudden numbness in her left foot, which spread slowly in the days that followed. Read more

Phyllis

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

Christine Hilton

Living with Lung Cancer

The cough just would not go away, but a diagnosis of lung cancer was the last thing she expected. Read more

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

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

A True Survivor

Lolla Ivascu of Hamilton has survived both cancer and a stroke, but she has never lost her determination to experience life to its fullest. Read more

Family Ambassadors are Relaying for Life

Alan Bowler from Ancaster had no symptoms, nor any other indication that his life was going to change drastically. Read more

Cancer Journey Leads to a Hopeful Tomorrow

The fatigue kept getting worse. Then the back pain wouldn’t go away. Frank Tousaw of Caistor Centre, near Smithville, visited his physician in 2013 when “things just didn’t feel right.” Read more