cancer

Hair gets personal

There are a lot of emotions in the salon chair, Beata Faraklas tells me as she clears her desk of auburn wigs, and shifts her attention from the plethora of catalogues before her.Continue...

How my late aunt Susan’s words guided my life and education

Recently, I’ve been bombarded with advice about how to navigate university. I never expected the most meaningful guidance I’d receive, for university and life, would come from a speech my late aunt delivered over seven years ago.Continue...

How I coped with finding out I had cancer

I didn’t know I had cancer.Continue...

Queen’s receives $3.7 million in funding towards cancer research

In a pair of black-gloved hands, on a stark white slide, a tumour stands in technicolor. It’s one of what’s now set to be many at Queen’s, with Thursday’s $3.7 million announcement.Continue...

Why I relay for cancer

After months of bruising, pain and sickness the doctors concluded I had cancer. It was two weeks after my sixth birthday.Continue...

Talking heads: Why did you decide to donate your hair?

Why did you decide to donate your hair?Continue...

Cancer prevention: small changes make a big difference

When we consider the alarming statistic that two out of five Canadians are expected to develop cancer during their lifetimes, it’s not hard to see why so many people view cancer as an inevitable fate.Continue...

Nog hosts shave-off

In the midst of karaoke on Thursday night, two men held a shave-off at Tir Na Nog in order to raise awareness for head and neck cancer treatment.Continue...

In the cancer trenches

With a new clinical trial for lung cancer patients set to begin and four separate grants received by cancer researchers, Queen’s is looking to improve the outlook for cancer patients.Continue...

Cancer research impacted

Today’s economy is making it difficult for research initiatives to acquire funding.Continue...

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