Wish at the Wall 2022: Amanda and Emma-Belle Every year, Chai Lifeline sends a group of 12 inspiring teenagers to Israel as part of the annual Hartman Family Foundation Wish at the Wall program. The trip is Chai Lifeline’s celebration of life for those who have completed treatment for cancer. Each participant is invited to […]
Fertility After Treatment A Webinar presented by Chai Lifeline Canada and Small Wonders In early October, Chai Lifeline Canada, in collaboration with Small Wonders, presented “Fertility After Treatment”. Through discussion of medical, religious and emotional aspects, we aimed to offer hope for the future fertility options for families whose children who have been through cancer treatment. […]
When spouses disagree on the best course of treatment – how can this be resolved? How does this affect their marriage?
When spouses disagree on the best course of treatment – how can this be resolved? How does this affect their marriage? By Mordechai Rothman, Executive Director, Chai Lifeline Canada When a child is diagnosed with a terminal illness, it changes the family dynamic. For parents, it is devastating news, and regardless of the outcomes, they […]
When you live with a terminal illness, every day is celebrated. A Mother’s Day Reflection by Renee Kaiman Levy
We are honoured to share this Mother’s Day reflection from Renee Kaiman Levy. Please note this is an honest and raw piece by Renee, Mom of 2, Stage IV Breast Cancer THRIVER. The content may be extra-sensitive for some. You can find and follow her on her blog My So Called Mommy Life and on […]
This essay, by Maria Coletta McLean, originally appeared in The Globe and Mail on January 3, 2020. I have cancer. Please don’t start telling me about your friend/neighbour/co-worker’s experience with cancer. Please, don’t say, “Oh, so many people have cancer of some sort or another. You’ll be fine. My cousin’s wife …” I know you […]