Hi, my name is Ayesha and I am 22 years old. I graduated from McMaster University and moved to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in November 2013. Continue reading
Only 5 weeks left until the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation hosts our annual CIBC Run for the Cure! On October 5th, thousands of Canadians across the country will take part in the 5K run or 1K walk to help create a future without breast cancer. Full of spirit, emotion and inspiration, there is truly no other event like it in Canada. Think you’re too out of shape for the 5K this year? Have no fear, Youth Advisory Council has found a perfect 4-week training schedule to have you ready to race by October 5th! Continue reading
YAC Calgary member, Pankti, sat down with breast cancer survivor Inkyeong Cho and her daughter, Gorio, to find out what is was really like for her and her family to face the struggles of diagnosis and treatment of the disease. Continue reading
Francis Bacon, the great English philosopher has rightly said, “A healthy body is a guest-chamber for the soul; a sick body is a prison.” Continue reading
Just thinking about my trip to India would give me a jolt of excitement, then nervousness and soon followed with just a bit of fear! At 16 years old, this would be the furthest and the longest that I would be away. Back in the planning stage, my parents asked why I didn’t check with my friends and see if someone could join me. Right from the start, I knew I could do it on my own. For me this trip was about helping to make a different in my global community, but it was also about finding my courage.
When we all come together, cancer doesn’t stand a chance.
It’s no secret that in our pop culture obsessed society, having the support of celebrities can work wonders for your cause… Continue reading
Shanna (Shan) Larsen, a beautiful, talented and full of life young women, lost her life to breast cancer only four months after her diagnosis. Continue reading