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2024 Walk - Halton Region, ON

Thank you for your support!
Thank you for your support!

Monique's Fight Club

In 2018, at the age of 26 I got the news that no 26 year old expects to hear. I was diagnosed with stage 1a mucinous ovarian cancer. At the time, I was fortunate to have had multiple surgeries to remove the cancer and was told it was successful and continued to live the next 5 years of my life with no worry and with very frequent checkups showing I was cancer free.

In the summer of 2023, I started to develop a lingering cough that I thought was environmental related. But CT scans later on in the fall and winter confirmed that my cancer had returned and unfortunately metastasized to my lungs. 

At the age of 31, I was told I have stage 4 mucinous ovarian cancer. 

Since January, I have been undergoing chemotherapy and have been very fortunate to show that my disease is stable and the chemotherapy is doing its job!

My fight is not over.

As I continue my battle with this disease, I would love to have your support and your generosity in donating towards Ovarian Cancer Canada's Walk of Hope. 

Research is such an important role in treatment advancement and the possibility of one day having a cure. Many women are not as fortunate as I am to have treatment thats working.

Any generous donation is greatly appreciated as it is an opportunity and a step in the right direction for myself and for other women who are affected by ovarian cancer and the hope that one day, it won't be a worry anymore.

I would be so so honoured to have you, your friends & family join me and be a part of my "Fight Club" and come together for a very important cause.

Walk of Hope

Event details:

When: Sunday September 8th, 2024

Where: Spencer Smith Park, Burlington

Registration Opens at 9:00am

Ceremonies Begin at 9:45am 

Walk Begins at 10:00am

Ends at 12:00pm

Teal represents ovarian cancer and if you have something teal to wear, please wear it!

Thank you so so much for your support & I hope to see you Sept 8th!


More on Ovarian Cancer Canada:

Today, thousands of Canadians are living with ovarian cancer and approximately 3,100 will be diagnosed this year. It's time to accelerate progress against ovarian cancer. Enough is enough and our team is determined to improve outcomes for all those affected by the disease.

By participating and fundraising for the Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope, we’re making ovarian cancer a priority. We’re funding vital research that will save lives, ensuring educational resources and support programs are available for those who need it, and fueling advocacy efforts because everyone deserves to live life to the fullest.

Every dollar we raise supports Ovarian Cancer Canada, the only national charity dedicated to overcoming this disease.

The next big breakthrough in ovarian cancer is around the corner. Please donate to our team or join us! We welcome new members, there’s strength in numbers! Together, we can improve outcomes – for good.

Thank you for your support. It means the world to us, and everyone affected by this disease.

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