The emotional impact of breast cancer (Beatrice’s story in Inuinnaqtun)

In this video, Beatrice talks in Inuinnaqtun about the emotions she felt when diagnosed with breast cancer and gives advice about medical appointments.

Watch as Beatrice talks about being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008. She describes the emotional impact of her diagnosis. She also shares advice about going to medical appointments.

Beatrice lives in Kugluktuk, Nunavut. Until recently she worked for the Nunavut Government.

The more knowledge you have about what you are going through, about breast cancer, your outcome of taking it in, adjusting it, chewing it up, swearing at it and getting it out, is the best thing you can do for yourself. And that’s what I did.

Watch the video of Beatrice speaking in Inuinnaqtun about advice for medical appointments and how her breast cancer diagnosis made her feel