Posts by Mike Wark

Survivor, Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

Mike Wark is a young adult cancer survivor from Red Deer, Alberta. In 2018 he was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) and following 7 months of treatment, including a stem-cell transplant from a genetically matched anonymous donor, was pronounced in full remission. He co-leads the regional support group “Young Adult Cancer Central Alberta” (YACCA), and is passionate about connecting with fellow young adult survivors.

Keeping Hope Alive in Uncertain Times

by Mike Wark May 21, 2020

What does it mean to find hope in each day, when it feels as though the world is crashing all around you? As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage the globe, and each day brings more pessimism over the latest infection rates, economic contractions, business closures, and the like, it can seem a huge challenge not to get lost down the metaphorical rabbit hole of uncertainty, anxiety, and despair.

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