Cancer Connections
Image Credit: Peter Bregg
MPs Jack Layton and Olivia Chow, both cancer survivors. Jack has been battling prostate cancer since late 2009 (a disease that his father, Robert, also battled, in 1993) and Olivia fought thyroid cancer in 2004. Jack says, "Olivia won her battle and I'm going to win mine as well."He has continued as MP and NDP leader throughout treatment.