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Women's Stories

Mi-Jung

I didn’t want to tell our sons because I knew I would start crying and that would scare them. But I could see the fear in their eyes anyway when my husband calmly explained that…

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Trisha

Every time I think about the destiny that was planned for me by a healthcare system I trusted, the words of an Ed Sheeran song play in my head, “Memories of a life that’s been…

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Kathy

Looking back now, I credit the Algonquin Hotel in St. Andrews, New Brunswick for helping me find my breast cancer. I was attending a conference at the hotel and gearing up for a busy day…

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Cinda

I was diagnosed in early July 2017.  I was 51 years old, a police officer, wife and busy mother of a 15-year-old daughter.  I didn’t have time for cancer.  6 months earlier I had some…

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Annie

In February 2012, while putting on lotion, I felt a small, hard lump in my right breast. I didn’t worry too much about it, since my breasts had been lumpy for as long as I…

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Ellen

I discovered a lump on Dec 01, 2015, while doing a breast self-exam. I was able to see my General Practitioner (GP) the same day, who confirmed the presence of the lump and referred me…

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Ann

I first learned that I had dense breasts in 1999. I was just 36 years old and I found a lump in my right breast. After my first-ever mammogram, I was told it was not…

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Joy

Hi my name is Joy Veinot and I am from the beautiful south shore of Nova Scotia. I was diagnosed with stage 2A invasive ducal carcinoma July of 2013 at the age of 51 years.…

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Misha

I found a malignant, triple negative tumour in my breast in 2012, at age 49, a few weeks after receiving an all clear letter from the mammography program I’d been examined by yearly since surgery…

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