A colorectal cancer diagnosis can feel like your world has stopped, but there’s hope. With improved diagnosis and treatments, the survival rate for colorectal cancer is higher than ever before. Meet Mark. He was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer at the age of 44. Watch the video above to hear his story first-hand,...

At 67, Ljubica was diagnosed with multiple myeloma. With three children and nine grandchildren, she has a lot to live for. So finding a treatment plan to manage the cancer and allow her to enjoy her life and family was a top priority. Watch the video above to hear Ljubica tell her story. If you have multiple myeloma,...

Imagine waking up every morning and feeling as tired as you did when you fell asleep. You try to get out of bed, but your stiff and aching joints leave you struggling just to stand up. When you finally do begin to go about your day, you’re beset with pain that significantly reduces your quality of life. This...

You think that your family home will be yours forever: it’s the place you raised your children, made countless happy memories, and now it’s where you can see your grandchildren grow up. But in a split second, osteoporosis can take that all away. Sadly, over half of all hip fracture patients discharged from a hospital...

This is the story of identical twins – Paul and Peter. After Peter received a terminal diagnosis of multiple myeloma, survival and quality of life were the top priorities. After watching this video, are you more likely to speak to your doctor about your treatment options?YesNoVote

On your way to the doctor’s office? Good for you! Regular check-ups are key to remaining happy and carefree well into your later years. But routine visits alone aren’t enough to guarantee good health. You also need to ask the right questions. Bone loss is a natural part of aging, but if you fail to consider it, you run...

Few people are aware of the true impact of osteoporosis, and yet many will suffer from it at some point in their lives. Related to a decline in bone mass density that can result in fractures, the condition currently affects about two million Canadians. It’s chronic, it’s hard to detect, and its effects can be...

Having “the talk” is never easy. It’s difficult, it’s uncomfortable, and it can be a downright awkward  experience if you’re not properly prepared. No one ever wants to broach that particular subject with their parents, but it’s often a crucial responsibility that comes with growing older. So while it may seem uncomfortable...

Osteoporosis currently affects about two million Canadians, but many more are at risk of developing this debilitating condition. Generally, young women achieve peak bone mass by the age of 20, and young men reach this milestone around the age of 25. But in their mid-thirties, both of these groups begin to experience...

Osteoporosis can sneak up on a person. Without a way to “check in” on your bones the way you can with other ailments and body parts, it’s possible that your bones can deteriorate over a number of years without any signs or warnings. That’s because bones tend to weaken with age, increasing the risk of fractures. Women over...