Tag: Cross Cancer Institute

Bernice Heisler shares her journey with breast cancer

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

On the day of her late brother’s birthday, Bernice Heisler was diagnosed with cancer. “That phone call hit me like a ton of bricks,” she recalls. Bernice Heisler’s cancer journey began in 2019 when she found a lump in her left breast while on vacation in BC. When she was tested, it was found to … Read More

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The Impact of Clinical Trials – Candace Cook Shares her Story

Friday, December 3, 2021

Candace has been living with cancer for over a decade. She was first diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer over ten years ago and then stage 4 over seven years ago. In that time, she has been through various treatments and clinical trials. She emphasizes how important these trials are, as she has been out … Read More

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Why Danielle Rushing Gives Back

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Sitting at Tim Hortons, Danielle Rushing’s head was swirling with the words her mom, Marjorie Low, had just shared with her, ‘Hodgkins Lymphoma stage 4’. Her mother was diagnosed with cancer and would begin chemotherapy soon.  ⁠“My mom is an amazing lady, and I have watched her overcome lots. She has taught me that even … Read More

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