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YACCers recommend: Music

YACCers recommend: Music

Blair asked the YACC community for song recommendations and created the official “YACC Music Bops” Spotify playlist!

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Transforming from survival to growth

Transforming from survival to growth

“I have sat with accumulative fear, fatigue, and feelings of failure since my lymphoma diagnosis in 2017. I’ve chosen now to start growing instead of merely surviving.”

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Holiday reflections

Holiday reflections

“This year has taught me how to get back to the basics. It was a year of reflection on what I need to be happy.”

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Geoff's Blog
6 things for ’21

6 things for ’21

“In March I committed to minding the danger while pushing toward the opportunities, and I made some observations along the way.”

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My 3-year cancerversary

My 3-year cancerversary

It’s nearly been three years since December 28, 2017 — the day I was diagnosed with ocular melanoma

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Slow down to be happier despite cancer

Slow down to be happier despite cancer

“By running past the pains of a cancer experience, you are also running past moments of great happiness. Slow down to be happier despite cancer.”

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Firsts

Firsts

“Cancer took many things away, but this first grey hair? It didn’t get to have that.”

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Geoff's Blog
Geoff’s blog: Give young adults a place where they never feel alone

Geoff’s blog: Give young adults a place where they never feel alone

Please join us for Giving Tuesday and donate now to YACC to start your holiday season with a gift to help young adults like Chris Chow find “their sense of renewed confidence.”

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5 years later

5 years later

YACCtivist Andrea reflects on the five years since her cancer diagnosis and how she has grown.

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Dating after cancer

Dating after cancer

“It took me a very long time to be comfortable with the new me after breast cancer, double mastectomy, and chemo. I took the time to learn to love myself again.”

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Highlighting small businesses in the YACC community

Highlighting small businesses in the YACC community

YACCtivist Marley has seen some extremely talented artists and creators hone their crafts and become small business owners over the last few years. With the holiday season right around the corner, she has compiled a list that might help you find that perfect gift while supporting a YACCer!

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Geoff's Blog
When I heard “cancer”: 22 years as a survivor

When I heard “cancer”: 22 years as a survivor

On the 22nd anniversary of his first cancer diagnosis, Geoff thinks back to that day, what it meant, and how it still affects him today.

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Jenn knows YACC gets it

Jenn knows YACC gets it

Jenn shares her thoughts on the first episode of the We Get It web series and some other ways the YACC community is staying connected.

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Survivor Profile
Krista

Krista

A little bit about you: Name: Krista Age: 33 City: Toronto, ON What was/is your diagnosis? Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma What year was it? What was your age at the time? March…

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My fertility story: Part one

My fertility story: Part one

Cancer forced this YACCer to focus on their fertility in unexpected ways.

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