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I am sharing my mother’s story, on her behalf. She passed away two years ago, at the age of 78, after battling lymphoma for over… Read More »Sue


Quand je pense à mon cheminement dans le système de santé canadien, les mots qui me viennent sont incompréhension, frustration, impuissance, solitude. J’ai traversé plusieurs… Read More »Andee


Je n’ai pas le syndrome de la blouse blanche, ma mère était infirmière. Je crois aussi qu’on a tous des bons et des mauvais jours… Read More »Étrangère81


I don’t consult in the conventional medical system, I go to alternative therapies for my needs: homeopathy, acupuncture, herbalism, osteopathy. I rely on word-of-mouth a… Read More »anonymous


I am unsure from what it stems, but I have had a constant mistrust of doctors. I try to avoid going to hospitals, making appointments.… Read More »Emma


I feel that doctors have alot to learn about women’s bodies. First, anything to do with menstruation, menstrual pain or more serious symptoms are totally… Read More »Anonymous


I have a chronic condition, dysplasia in the cervix. I participated in the Pap smear campaign at the CHUL (in Quebec City) in October. Three… Read More »Maria