lives in Toronto, Canada. She was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia in 2008, when her son Anthony was just one year old, and her daughter Grace was three.
Lisa is the founder of the Canadian CML Network.
She is also a journalist, writing about the challenges facing people living with cancer, but also exploring what it means to be a patient in Canada’s healthcare system.
She is the Executive Producer of healthing.ca,
a new health advocacy website run by one of Canada’s national newspapers.