Tales of the Battle is designed to help those who have recently been diagnosed with cancer, to know and understand the road that lies ahead. We encourage you to tell your story so that other can benefit from your experience.

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Read Marty's Tale of the Battle
"Marty’s Journey to the Dark Side"

I can remember exactly when I felt the lump in my neck for the first time. My son, Jake (age 13) and I were driving to Toronto to see a pre-season Raptor’s game. During our conversation, I turned ..... READ MORE >>>


Read Henry's Tale of the Battle
"My Incredible Journey"

Grey Cup Sunday, November 2003. I woke up to go to the washroom. I had a great deal of burning pain as I tried to urinate. It got progressively more difficult as ..... READ MORE >>>


Read Ron's Tale of the Battle
"Keep the faith and positive thoughts flowing"

Ron is in the middle of his battle with squamous cell cancer. One of the many tasks the primary caregiver has is to keep family and friends up to date with the...... READ MORE >>>


Read Dawn's Tale of the Battle
"Living Strong "

I was a 21 year old college student playing on the varsity basketball team. Life was good, but I was experiencing extreme tiredness and continued to see my doctor...... READ MORE >>>



"What makes cancer so horrific is how it continues to torment and taunt its victims long after the treatments are finished"
– The Globe and Mail

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