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June 19, 2019

From the moment of diagnosis and up to treatment, cancer takes a heavy mental toll and incurs a lot of emotional distress on patients and their families. While it is not surprising that problems affecting mental wellbeing are common after diagnosis, it is less well-kno...

January 17, 2019

Many issues can affect the life of cancer survivors after treatment.  Unfortunately, they can be physically, mentally or even financially haunted by cancer treatment and its side effects.  One particular side effect that is seldom acknowledged in mainstream media is ch...

August 2, 2018

When talking about men’s cancers, there is no doubt that prostate cancer strikes a lot of fear as it is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Canadian men.  How common?  One in eight men will develop the disease over the course of their lifetime.  Fortunately, most pat...

February 23, 2018

We all know that cancer is a disease that affects the body.  We also acknowledge its effect on our minds through the fear and anxiety it instills. However, a lesser known aspect of cancer is its financial burden.  Simply said, for some people, they literally cannot aff...

November 23, 2017

The traditional medical definition of cancer survivor was someone who had lived at least five years past diagnosis.  Over the years, different organizations have defined survivor differently. Nowadays, we use the term cancer survivor to refer to anyone living with canc...

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