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Joining the 44%: Surviving 5 Years with Ovarian Cancer

It’s my “cancer-versary” today and I’m proud and surprised to have made it this far. Five years ago I was diagnosed with advanced ovarian cancer. I wasn’t sure I was going to make it to Christmas. But it looks like … Continue reading

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Bald Woman Tries Saving Four Women from Dying Today

  Bald woman? That’s me. Bald for the last month or so after Taxol treatment. And those 4 women? That’s how many women ovarian cancer kills every day in Canada. I won’t be one of them this year, thanks to … Continue reading

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Step 1: kick cancer Step 2: climb mountain

Originally published on occpacificsupport.com As a cancer survivor, I have undergone amazing procedures and remarkable experiences I never thought would touch my life. Being inserted like a turkey into the MRI machine. So many blood draws. Twenty-four times hooked up … Continue reading

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CTV News: Can you imagine researching a disease and then getting it?

CTV News interviews ovarian cancer survivor Mona Gauthier, who is also an ovarian cancer researcher at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto. http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?playlistId=1.1174985

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The New Normal

When cancer returned early this year, I realized I’d had a pretty good year: I hiked Joshua Tree National Park, cross-country skied, organized a dance, and went back to work part-time for six months. I’ve finished chemo… second time since … Continue reading

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