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Halfway through her master's degree abroad, Rachele was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma and had to put school on hold. After achieving remission status following two years of treatment, Rachele was ready to go back to school and finish her degree. Despite the challenging journey back into an academic setting, she managed to complete her studies.
download Going Back to School After a Cancer Experience
Work, school and finance
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Maureen Parkinson is the provincial vocational rehabilitation counsellor at the B.C. Cancer Agency. She is the co-lead and content lead for Cancer and Work which is a website to guide cancer survivors. She created Cancer and Returning to Work: A Practical Guide for Cancer Patients and return to work and job search seminars for cancer survivors.
download Returning to Work - Expert Tips and Resources
Work, school and finance
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Paula Vanni has worked for CIBC for 25 years in a variety of positions including as a Director in CIBC’s financial advice office. She is currently the Market VP in the Vancouver Lower Mainland East market. She holds a degree in Women’s Studies and Sociology from the University of Western Ontario and a Masters in BA from Dalhousie.
download Finances and Cancer
Work, school and finance
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Journaling may have benefits for you no matter where you are in your cancer experience. The practice can help manage stress, help you solve problems more effectively, and help you get to know yourself better. Rachel is a Hatha yoga instructor and wellness coach.
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Mental health and wellness
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Margo Kennedy is an oncology social worker at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto Ontario. "Our cancer care systems pay a great deal of attention to the physical health aspects of treatment and recovery, we don't always do as well attending to the emotional components that are equally essential. Cancer related distress is an important…
download Cancer Related Distress
Mental health and wellness
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Meghan MacMillan is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in the Adolescent and Young Adult Program at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. She helps support the care and specific needs of patients diagnosed with cancer between the ages of 18-39 years old.
download Fertility and Cancer
Treatment and side effects
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Barry Yhard is a Lymphoma survivor currently employed with the Canadian Forces Health Services Group. He is certified by the Surgeon General as a mental health educator. Barry served for 33 years as an active member of the military but was injured in 2009 and in 2010 diagnosed with PTSD.
download Mental Health and Wellness After Cancer Treatment
Mental health and wellness
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Hart is a non-Hodgkin lymphoma survivor and has been actively involved with the LLSC since 2011, primarily as a First Connection volunteer.
download Survivorship Issues with Hart Searle
Treatment and side effects
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Marell Tomeh was first diagnosed with ALL in April 2013 at age 19. Following the two-year Dana Farber Protocol, Marell was in remission for 3 years before relapsing in September 2018 at age 24. After an eventful and complicated journey to remission, Marell was finally able to receive a stem cell transplant in April 2019 at age 25.
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Dr. David Szwajcer explains the basics of Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-Cell therapy, or CAR T-Cell therapy. Dr. Szwajcer is a staff physician working at CancerCare Manitoba and the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg.
download CAR T-Cell Therapy - Overview with Dr. David Szwajcer
Treatment and side effects