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Marell Tomeh

Marell Tomeh

Name: Marell Tomeh Age: 22 City: Brampton, ON What was/is your diagnosis? Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) What year was it? What was your age at the time? April 2013. Age…

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Community Story
Instagram takeover with @perk_laura

Instagram takeover with @perk_laura

The YACC community is filled with talented, enthusiastic, interesting people who share great photos and messages on Instagram, so we decided to let someone “take over” our account once a…

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Survivor Profile
Diane Coffin

Diane Coffin

Sadly, Diane passed away in July 2016 at the age of 39. She is remembered fondly, and her optimism and advice in this profile remains on our site to serve…

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Community Story
Summertime, and the living is complicated by cancer

Summertime, and the living is complicated by cancer

Summer looks a little different for young adults dealing with cancer than it does for their peers.

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Community Story
Instagram takeover with @mallorycooper77

Instagram takeover with @mallorycooper77

The YACC community is filled with talented, enthusiastic, interesting people who share great photos and messages on Instagram, so we decided to let someone “take over” our account once a…

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Geoff's Blog
Choked to death: A personal perspective on dying

Choked to death: A personal perspective on dying

Since my childhood I’ve had a curiosity about death. What happens when we die? Why doesn’t anyone ever talk about it? My personal views on life after death continue to…

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Community Story
Jody’s take on National Cancer Survivors Day

Jody’s take on National Cancer Survivors Day

Well, about one year has passed since I spoke on National Cancer Survivors Day, and I’m still here. A lot has happened over the past year as I continued battling…

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Community Story
Instagram takeover with @deanaruston

Instagram takeover with @deanaruston

Deana jumped right in to the YACC community a little over a year ago, and has since become a well-known member of our network, especially within the digital space. It just made sense for her to takeover our account!

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Survivor Profile
Sierra Jensen

Sierra Jensen

Name: Sierra Jensen Age: 28 City: Calgary What was/is your diagnosis? Hodgkin’s lymphoma What year was it? What was your age at the time? 2014 / 26 What is something…

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Survivor Profile
Anne Marie Cerato

Anne Marie Cerato

Name: Anne Marie Cerato Age: 37 City: Toronto, ON What was/is your diagnosis? Adenocarcinoma of the lung What year was it? What was your age at the time? 2009 at…

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Community Story
Nutrition, cancer, and me

Nutrition, cancer, and me

YACCer Jody Mason writes about changes he made in his diet after his cancer diagnoses, and why.

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Survivor Profile
Christina Lindquist

Christina Lindquist

Sadly, Christina passed away in November 2016. Christina filled a room in the best way, and we will forever miss her gusto, tenacity, and kind spirit. We will keep her…

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Survivor Profile
Gina Prior

Gina Prior

Sadly, Gina passed away April 19, 2017. Gina had such a bright smile and beautiful energy. She was a mother, a wife, a daughter and an active member of her…

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Survivor Profile
Susan Ralph

Susan Ralph

A little bit about you: Name: Susan Ralph Age: 35 City: Port de Grave, NL What was/is your diagnosis? Breast cancer What year was it? What was your age at…

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Community Story
Instagram takeover with @kaddylynn

Instagram takeover with @kaddylynn

The YACC community is filled with talented, enthusiastic, interesting people who share great photos and messages on Instagram, so we decided to let someone “take over” our account once a…

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