Why Participate

Why we participate

Jay - Quebec
Jay
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I remember the doctors and nurse staff telling me in the beginning it was going to get worse before it gets better. From that point on, I was feeling better every day.

Montreal QC
Canada

David Senac
David Senac
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LIFE is always the strongest; I am a living proof that everything is possible. No matter what, keep fighting and never surrender. Of course, there will be up and downs but in the end what matters the most is to KEEP HOPE!!!

Toronto ON
Canada

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I participate as a Patient / Survivor
Amanda Saunders
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A chronic illness is not a gift, but it’s certainly a lesson that I carry with me.

Grand Falls-Windsor NL
Canada

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I participate as a Patient / Survivor
Gianpaolo Evangelisti
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Gianpaolo was diagnosed at 3 years old.

Mississauga ON
Canada

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I participate as a Patient / Survivor
Jastinne Ramos
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I try to live by these three rules: be adventurous, be curious and be brave.

Ottawa ON
Canada

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I participate as a Patient / Survivor
Ashleigh & Leah
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We will never forget how we felt when hearing those words "your child has cancer"

Ottawa ON
Canada

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I participate as a Patient / Survivor
Andrea Powell
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"I remember being at my daughter’s baptism and wondering whether I would be alive for her other milestones"

Calgary AB
Canada

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I participate as a Patient / Survivor
Amanda & Geoff Ball
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"Everyone kept hoping it would be CML, because it’s one of the ‘better’ types of leukemia"

Calgary AB
Canada

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