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Sarah’s story: finding connection, support and hope

Sarah’s story: finding connection, support and hope

When 38 year-old Sarah Kettenbeil first felt the lump in her breast in December 2018, she knew something was wrong. Her suspicions were confirmed when she received the diagnosis of stage 2, grade 3 breast cancer.  Months later, after a PET scan revealed a mass on her...

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Walk-a-thon raises close to $70,000

Walk-a-thon raises close to $70,000

Together in Spirit With the COVID-19 pandemic disrup ting their lives and upending so many of their plans, they could have said, “Sorry, not this year.” But to their credit and our good fortune, Alex Trichas and his business partners Nick, Chris and Andre Dimopoulos...

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Greetings from Sheila Kussner

Cancer has been a major part of my life for almost 75 years, both as a patient and a caregiver. At 14, I was diagnosed with osteogenic sarcoma - an aggressive bone cancer that required the amputation of my left leg, above the knee. I was totally devastated - I felt as...

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Upcoming Events

Dec
9
Thu
10:00 am Mourning Walk @ Smith House, Mount-Royal Park
Mourning Walk @ Smith House, Mount-Royal Park
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Weekly walks in peaceful surroundings with others who are grieving the loss of a loved one due to cancer. Start time is 10 a.m. at Smith House in Mount Royal Park
10:30 am Qi Gong, level 2 – intermediate @ Wellness Centre
Qi Gong, level 2 – intermediate @ Wellness Centre
Dec 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Qi Gong, Level 2 is SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Open to patients and caregivers. BEFORE you register for any of our physical activity classes, you will need to have your treating doctor complete and sign[...]
10:30 am Reiki @ Wellness Centre
Reiki @ Wellness Centre
Dec 9 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Membership required. By appointment only and spaces are limited. Please call 514 340-3616 to register and make an appointment  
1:00 pm Zen Toning @ Hope & Cope online
Zen Toning @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This class features strengthening exercises with a focus on good posture. BEFORE you register for any of our physical activity classes, you will need to have your treating doctor complete and sign our medical authorization[...]
1:15 pm Group Reiki @ Hope & Cope online
Group Reiki @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 9 @ 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Reiki is a Japanese method of channeling energy that can help achieve peace of mind and physical well-being. Two Reiki masters will lead this workshop that will include an introduction to Reiki and 20 minutes[...]
6:00 pm Post-treatment support group – E... @ Hope & Cope online
Post-treatment support group – E... @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
For patients who have completed treatment but still need support. Support group is in English. Registration required:https://forms.office.com/r/Zvu5wBqUZb  
Dec
10
Fri
1:00 pm Coping with Cancer, Fall session... @ Hope and Cope online
Coping with Cancer, Fall session... @ Hope and Cope online
Dec 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
An open-ended, regular support group for survivors and caregivers to get support from one another on how to cope with a cancer diagnosis. To register: https://forms.office.com/r/USQjx9T6pp
8:00 pm ClubDefiCancer : vendredi, on ja... @ L'espoir, c'est la vie en ligne
ClubDefiCancer : vendredi, on ja... @ L'espoir, c'est la vie en ligne
Dec 10 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Chaque deuxième vendredi du mois – venez rencontrer d’autres jeunes adultes atteints du cancer lors d’une session virtuelle. Venez comme vous êtes et profitez de la compagnie d’amis. Les conversations sont sur tout et rien,[...]
Dec
13
Mon
10:00 am Qi Gong, level 1 @ Hope & Cope online
Qi Gong, level 1 @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
This is an online workshop, open to cancer survivors and their caregivers. BEFORE you register for any of our physical activity classes, you will need to have your treating doctor complete and sign our medical[...]
3:00 pm Voices of Hope Choir @ Hope & Cope online
Voices of Hope Choir @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Membership required. Open to cancer survivors, caregivers and volunteers. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEsceCsrj4sHNZvzMfCjN07UXIHhSIHpg7R