Patient Stories

The Veres Family

Diagnosed in 2010, Cathy Veres was optimistic and unyielding in her approach to cancer. Her husband, Denis, describes it as her “kid mode.” “Her only concern was to...

The Veres Family
Julia's Warriors

Rosemary Bolognese is the captain of Julia’s Warriors, a team of friends and family who have come together to support Rosemary’s niece, Julia Lisena. “Julia is our rock...

Julia's Warriors
Fred Levine, a Remarkable Man with a Gift

Fred, who lives in Toronto with his wife and four children, has been determined to fight through his life-changing diagnosis of anaplastic astrocytoma, a rare malignant...

Fred Levine, a Remarkable Man with a Gift
Susan Cox

My name is Susan Cox and I’m a three-time cancer survivor, who has been given the opportunity to not just survive – but to live out my dreams because of the amazing care...

Susan Cox
Adam Coules

Excited about his future, Adam studied business in university and began an internship at an accounting firm. I’d never seen him happier than when he started dating a...

Adam Coules
Claire-Ann Rose

Spending time with her chemo sisters helped to mitigate her fear significantly. Seeing how well her ‘sisters’ were doing—some of them being 20-year survivors of breast...

Claire-Ann Rose
Munira Premji

My husband and I were totally floored when we first heard. Cancer? Where did that come from? I had been perfectly healthy prior to the diagnosis, so this news was...

Munira Premji
Alex Pallotta’s journey to recovery

Alex Pallotta’s journey to recovery reached a landmark last week as her team raised $25,000 for the Journey to Conquer Cancer – 5K Run or Walk, warranting a scroll for...

Alex Pallotta’s journey to recovery
Stephanie Gilman

Unfortunately, many young women today can talk about their mother’s breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. But it’s still a pretty rare thing to say that your father has...

Stephanie Gilman
Kristal Wei

Kristal Wei leaves a big impression on those she meets. First of all, she is a very beautiful young woman, originally from Trinidad. Flying from the proverbial nest in her...

Kristal Wei
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