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You know what’s great? Intravenous Gravol, that’s what. Also great are the staff at the Cross Cancer Institute. So thankful.

– Julie Rohr - wife, mother, sister, beloved Albertan – diagnosed with cancer at 33 years old.

News & Events

When a voicemail changes everything, the Alberta Cancer Foundation offers three words in return, “We can help.”

November 16, 2021 – ALBERTA – The Alberta Cancer Foundation is honoured to announce details of their Giving Tuesday campaign featuring the beloved Albertan, Julie Rohr’s, story.

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OWN.CANCER

Partnering to ‘OWN.CANCER’

UCalgary, Alberta Cancer Foundation and Alberta Health Services announce $250-million fundraising campaign.

Calgary, AB – Construction on Canada’s largest, most ambitious and comprehensive stand-alone cancer centre is well underway. This is a once in a generation opportunity to transform treatment, research and patient care for this deadly disease. A new fundraising campaign launched today to help achieve the ambitious goals for the Calgary Cancer Centre so we can ‘OWN.CANCER’.

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One evening in November 2020, Jennifer Dell was getting ready for bed when she found a lump in her armpit.

She called her doctor first thing in the morning and got in to see him that day. “He did a physical breast exam and couldn’t find anything. He said it was a swollen lymph node and to follow up in a couple of weeks. I did just that, but it hadn’t changed.”

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Julie Rohr

For Julie, a voicemail changed everything.

Stage four cancer.

Sadly, she is not alone. One in two Albertans will hear the words, “you have cancer” in their lifetime and One in four will not survive.

We need to do more. With your help we can.

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