Navigating Childhood Cancer Podcast

Episode 12 - My Conversation with Susan Kuczynski, Lead Parent Liaison with OPACC

October 13, 2023 Heather Lielmanis Season 1 Episode 12
Navigating Childhood Cancer Podcast
Episode 12 - My Conversation with Susan Kuczynski, Lead Parent Liaison with OPACC
Show Notes

In this episode, I am pleased to bring you my conversation with Susan Kuczynski – Lead Parent Liaison with Ontario Parents Advocating for Children with Cancer, also known as OPACC.  

OPACC is a registered charity whose mission is to be the parent voice for families with children diagnosed with cancer across Ontario, Canada. OPACC helps families through free programs and support services including in-hospital and virtual peer support, financial support, and community support.

Susan is a parent who has been there. Her daughter has been a childhood cancer survivor for 28 years, and Susan’s experience as a parent to a childhood cancer patient led her to her leadership role with OPACC.  

Susan is a kind soul with a reassuring voice, but she is also fierce advocate for parents everywhere. In this episode, Susan tells her story, and explains what OPACC is about, and what services are available to parents, and their families. You can learn more about OPACC, and their many resources at https://www.opacc.org.