The Village

I confess that I've always a little unsure how to reach out and offer (useful) support to friends and colleagues with cancer. How our community has responded has been a lesson in kindness and creativity. There was an ebb and flow of intensity over the year; sometimes life was quite 'normal'. Everyone's contribution - larger or small; frequent or infrequent - made a difference. I hope some of the examples given in these postings will help you give ideas to your friends, family and community when they ask "what can I do to help?" Give them the link to this page!  

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About Us

On January 22, 2016 I went for a mammogram, to confirm that a lump in my right breast was a cyst. It was. And it saved my life. Because I was overdue for my breast screening, imaging was also done on my left breast  The mammogram and ultrasound came back “highly suspicious” for breast cancer...

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