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Oct. 26, 2021

Share Your Story: Cathy Biase

Share Your Story: Cathy Biase

Cathy is a graduate of the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition, a Certified Professional Cancer Coach, and a breast cancer survivor. Her personal and professional experience has given her a profound understanding of the importance of cultivating health during cancer care and for cancer prevention.

  • 02:20: My mom had had breast cancer five years before me.
  • 04:37: If that technician had not grabbed me on my way out the door it could have been much worse.
  •  05:54: She said we found some in the lymph nodes and I started to cry right away.
  •  08:10: I had you know for safety’s sake I think they took out 13 of them.
  •  10:19: Did you do the reconstruction after chemo and radiation?
  •  12:29: Why did you choose reconstruction?
  •  14:30: My thought process was I want to do everything in my power to never go through this again.
  •  16:09: I didn't ask other people's opinions about what I should do.
  •  18:15: I don't want to dive into things that I really can't do anything with.
  •  20:30: What they do is they can take the fat and they can put it up into the breast area.
  •  22:04: My cancer was estrogen positive.
  •  25:30: What was your worst moment?
  •  29:05: What was your best moment?
  •  32:40: It took a while for it to sink in.
  •  34:48: What is the one thing that you wish you had known at the beginning of your cancer journey?
  •  36:10: If you could do only one thing to improve health care in Canada, what would it be and why?
  •  37:05: Thriver Rapid Fire Questions
  •  38:10: Aside from Cancer U, what is one resource you would recommend for cancer patients and caregivers?



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