Month: September 2013

Hope and All That

Friday, September 13, 2013

After releasing my book, Decadron Diary, I quickly realized I’d made a big marketing mistake.  First of all, many people don’t know what Decadron is (FYI – it’s a drug commonly used to prevent nausea and vomiting during chemo treatment).  Second, many don’t know how to pronounce it (deck-a-dron…with   a short ‘o’).  One day, while … Read More

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Teeing up for Glioblastoma research

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

The 22nd Annual Tom Baker Cancer Centre Golf Classic took place September 5th at the Heritage Point. For years this tournament has raised funds for the Alberta Cancer Foundation, the fundraising partner for the Tom Baker Cancer Centre. This year was no exception with the event bringing in more than $350,000 for Dr. Cairncross’ groundbreaking … Read More

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Down And Dirty 5k

First time’s a charm!

Thursday, September 5, 2013

August 25th, 2013 brought the inaugural edition of the Down & Dirty 5KM Obstacle Course to the City of Edmonton. The obstacle course race promised to test participants through a series of challenges including a mud laced balance beam, a Big Steel box to scale and a slip n slide.  Throughout the day, 332 participants … Read More

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