Get Your Colour On & Support Cancer Research

This is a sponsored post in partnership with the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation and Colour Your Hair to Conquer Cancer May is #GetYourColourOn Month! It’s time to Get Your Colour On...hair colour, that is...and Support Cancer Research! This May, a bold and engaging new fundraising program challenges Canadians to colour their hair and raise funds to help Canada Conquer Cancer In Our Lifetime. There are many different ways to Get Your Colour On. Colour your hair with teammates or … [Read more...]

Where to Access Information Related to Breast Cancer

As women, I think most of have had the importance of regular breast self-examination and mammography drilled into us from an early age.  We all do it, never expecting to find a lump or hear from your doctor that, "something" has shown on your x-ray. … [Read more...]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month {Healthy Living}

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month   What is breast cancer?   Breast Cancer Awareness Month ~ Breast cancer starts in the cells of the breast. The breast tissue covers an area larger than just the breast. It extends up to the collarbone and from the armpit across to the breastbone in the centre of the chest. The breasts sit on the chest muscles that cover the ribs. Each breast is made of glands, ducts (thin tubes) and fatty tissue. Lobules are groups of glands that can … [Read more...]

HEALTHY LIVING – Safe Summer Fun ~ UV Exposure ~

As most of us are aware, the earth's ozone layer protects all life on earth from excessive exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UV) from the sun. … [Read more...]

~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Cancer Awareness Month {w/LINKY}

April is the month to fight back! Wear a daffodil to show your support for Canadians living with cancer and let them know that no one has to face cancer alone. … [Read more...]

Today is World Cancer Day

 Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide and accounted for 7.6 million deaths (around 13% of all deaths) in 2008. Each year on 4 February, WHO supports International Union Against Cancer to promote ways to ease the global burden of cancer. Preventing cancer and raising quality of life for cancer patients are recurring themes.Related links … [Read more...]