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Susan Wilson - Team In Training Power Team Member

Three kilometers from Peggy's Cove on the south shore of Nova Scotia, with an amazing view of the Ocean, is nestled Oceanstone Seaside Resort. Oceanstone is a premier location for weddings, corporate events and retreats and perfect for a weekend getaway. Their vision of excellence is spearheaded by President, and Team In Training Power Team member Susan Wilson. Originally from NB, Susan, her husband Steve and son Jac...

Silver Linings

Silver Linings of a Cancer Diagnosis

With special thanks to Cynthia Lank for contributing this article. She is the mother of a blood cancer survivor and volunteer for the Atlantic Regional office of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada. Cynthia is a member of the Light The Night Walk Volunteer Leadership Committee, a First Connection Volunteer and was instrumental in the development of the Nova Scotia Resource Guide. A di...

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John Swain - Team In Training Power Team Member

John Swain, president of Swain and associates, did not hesitate for a moment when approached to join the Team in Training (TNT) Power Team. The Power Team is a group of hand picked community leaders who are brought together to make a big impact on the local blood cancer community. John and his teammates will participate in the Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon on May 21st in honour of blood cancer patients throughou...

From the Tank Side to the Bedside – Funding Groundbreaking Local Research

From the Tank Side to the Bedside – Funding Groundbreaking Local ...

Granting Funding to Groundbreaking Local Research The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada is proud to support home grown Canadian researchers from all across the country in a continued effort to end blood cancer. This year we added to our prestigious list and granted funding to Dr. Jason Berman and his team from the IWK Health Centre and Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Much of their research is...

Atlantic Canada Region Blood Cancer Resource Guide

The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. The following resource guide has been developed to make it easier for those affected by blood cancer (patients, survivors, families or caregivers) to access a complex healthcare and social service system and ...

LLSC support groups

Support Groups

Reach Out to Others for Support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada's (LLSC's) support groups are the perfect place to talk with other people affected by blood cancers, including patients, family members and caregivers. The groups provide mutual support and offer the opportunity to discuss anxieties and concerns with others who share the same experiences. This sharing strengthens the family bond and enha...

Atlantic Canada Region

Atlantic Canada Region

50 Bedford Hwy, Suite 210

Halifax, NS B3M 0J9

T 902-422-5999



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