We ignite cancer research.

Going forward, don’t think that the only measure of success is a cure for cancer. This type of research will make treatments easier for people like me and improve our chance of success. That’s all I can ask for.

- Seven-time Ironman triathlete, Colin Hacket, diagnosed with advanced colorectal cancer at age 34.

We take a bold approach to providing Albertans with access to the best cancer treatment and care.

My mother was diagnosed with colon cancer when she was 50 and she lived with it until she was 81. When people are faced with a diagnosis, they inevitably have a lot of questions. Being able to reach out to a patient navigator just brings people peace of mind and that makes me and my family feel good.

- Keith MacPhail, Donor Patient Navigator Program

We are a partner in Alberta's health system.

You’ve got a talent pool of medical staff at the Cross Cancer Institute who work very hard,” says Charlie. “There are a lot of good things being done there using conventional sources of health care funding, which covers current standard treatments. Private donations help the Institute to go beyond the basics to explore the newest treatments and participate in world-wide clinical trials.

- Jill and Charlie Doiron, Donors, Clinical Trials

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2021 Winter Progress Report

Thank you for making life better for Albertans facing cancer.

Your generosity has accelerated innovation, enhanced patient care and most importantly – created more moments for our loved ones.

We are proud to share some examples of the exciting work taking place right here in Alberta. Your support benefits patients facing all types of cancer, throughout every corner of the province. Thank you for making this incredible work possible.

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Investment Announcement

Alberta-based company, Syantra, has the potential to change breast cancer screening protocols with their new, non-invasive blood test – known as Breast CancerScout™.

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Cam Lane knows first-hand the importance of clinical trials. One of them saved his life.

In 2007, the young dad of three was diagnosed with Melanoma on his right leg. Melanoma is a serious form of skin cancer that begins in cells known as melanocytes. It is considered to be dangerous because of its ability to spread to other organs more rapidly if it not treated at an early stage.

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