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Erna (far left) pictured with her family and celebrity chef Corbin Tomaszeski at a pre-event for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation KitchenAid Cook for the Cure Culinary Showdown

Erna Vitullo is a breast cancer survivor who has also spoken about her journey at past Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation events

On June 23, 2010 I noticed a lump in my breast. I called St. Michael’s hospital that night and within no time I had my appointment. After going through all the tests, they confirmed I had Stage 1 Class C breast cancer that was already aggressive, but contained. This was during the summertime and the hospital told me that I might have to wait for surgery. I wanted it removed right away – luckily they had a cancellation and on Aug. 16, 2010 I had my surgery.

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Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation employee, Anne Pathammavong, tells us why she loves to Cook for the Cure.

Anne making last minute preparations for a Cook for the Cure party.

Anne making last minute preparations at her Cook for the Cure party.

What do you like about working for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation?

What is there not to like? Every day I know that my work is helping to create a future without breast cancer. It’s the best feeling in the world.

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