Kristen (she/her) is kind, compassionate, and thoughtful.
She is a young adult cancer survivor, having been diagnosed with stage 3C ovarian cancer in December 2021. She underwent surgery to remove the massive ovarian tumors, resulting in a complete hysterectomy at the age of 34. She underwent six rounds of chemotherapy and is considered NED as of April 2022.
She connected with YACC through CancerCare Manitoba when it was suggested she join the local support group. Since then, she has participated in various Localife events, YACC Chats, and Primetown. Feeling connected to those who “just get it” is important to her, and that’s why she volunteered to be a Localife leader!