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A broken body gets its strength from resilience. Cancer treatment breaks our identity but after cancer treatment, the fallout of effects can keep breaking us for years to come. There is a Japanese bowl that is more valuable repaired than it was perfect. That is resilience and it is contagious.

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by sherry

This week we announced the winner of our second annual Facing Cancer Together Co-Survivor Award. Often, the efforts of these special people – we call them co-survivors – go unnoticed, though certainly not unappreciated. As I undergo treatment for my own recent breast cancer diagnosis, I am fortunate to have a great number of cheerleaders sending good wishes my way and reminding me that I am not alone.

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by sherry

My birthday is March 3, and, as the day after my final treatment for ovarian cancer in 1990, it is always the day I celebrate being free of ovarian cancer – 26 years! But this year, a diagnosis of breast cancer added a twist to my planned birthday festivities.

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Andrea @cancer2gether's Co-Survivor Finalist talks to @CTV abt the importance of support during the cancer journey. lnk.al/tsE2016 04 28 · reply · retweet · favorite


The votes are in! Meet our 2016 Co-Survivor of the Year: facingcancer.ca/award2016 04 28 · reply · retweet · favorite


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Help select the Facing Cancer Together Co-Survivor of the Year. Read the Top 10 and vote: facingcancer.ca/award #cancer #cancersupport2016 04 22 · reply · retweet · favorite

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My baby sister Preety has been my angel; my champion and biggest supporter since my diagnosis. From the moment I learned I have stage 3 Ovarian Cancer and Endometrial cancer, my world was rocked to the core. My biggest concern was “how do I break this news to my family”? When I did, my sister wrapped me in a great big hug and said to me…

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