Choosing traditional medicines for breast cancer (Lillian’s story)
March 1, 2011
In this video, Lillian talks about her diagnosis with breast cancer and why she chose traditional medicines instead of chemotherapy and radiation
Watch as Lillian describes being diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 37. She talks about choosing traditional medicines instead of chemotherapy and radiation. She also shares her thoughts on why it is difficult for many First Nations people to talk about cancer and seek treatment.
The mother of two sons, Lillian recently returned to college to study nutrition.
I think it’s changed me in a lot of ways, made me appreciate life of course, and it’s brought a lot of calmness in my life and my faith, all the time, to believe in yourself.
Watch the video of Lillian speaking about her breast-cancer diagnosis and why she chose traditional First Nations medicines