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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visit the Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton every year.

1 in 6

Alberta Men

will be diagnosed with prostate cancer.




receive treatment at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre in Calgary every day.

1 in 8


will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.




visit Red Deer’s Central Alberta Cancer Centre every year.

There are


Albertans every day

who hear the words, “you have cancer.”

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Resolution Revolution

Have you made your resolution for 2020 yet?

Maybe this is the year you resolve to quit smoking, lose weight, exercise more, and not sweat the small stuff! How about making a resolution and helping Albertans facing cancer at the same time?

Become a part of Resolution Revolution – Be the Change and fundraise to support Cancer Research in Alberta.

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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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