This is Andrea Deschenes...I was a part of the
forum last year when my mom was diagnosed with colon cancer.
Unfortunately, she passed away this summer.
I'm doing okay but I need you help now. I'm
in broadcasting at Ryerson and I'm doing a story on Cancer and whether or not
we, as a society of cancer patients, are losing faith/confidence in our Cancer
There is an article at Canoe.com called "Canada
Lagging in Treating Cancer" which pretty much states that Americans are fairing
better than Canadians in regards to survival rates.
So, I would like to hear what you guys have to
say. You were always such a great help to me when my mom was sick that I
really value your opinions. I know that all your answers and/or opinions
Questions: Are Canadians losing confidence in
the national cancer care system? What problems do you see with the current
system? and how can these problems be improved?
I appreciate your help very much and hope that
everyone is doing as well as can be expected. The one lesson the forum
(and thus, all of you in it) taught me was to keep my chin up and always think
positively. I will never forget that.