Month: October 2014

Due Diligence – A Path to Reciprocal Confidence

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Spend just five minutes speaking with someone at the Alberta Cancer Foundation, and you might find yourself engaged in a conversation about opportunity development, due diligence, value-added activities, portfolio management, and risk-return ratios. Whaaaaaat??? Is the Alberta Cancer Foundation a charity or an investment firm? Well, the short answer is – both! While we do … Read More

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Daryl Silzer

Putting “Our” Best Foot Forward

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Cancer… When I started my career at the Alberta Cancer Foundation in December of 2008 I was excited to be contributing to an organization that was investing in so many impactful projects in cancer research, prevention and screening programs, and enhancing patient care within cancer centres across Alberta. I was helping others. “Others” I say … Read More

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Weight Management

Tips for Weight Management

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Achieving and maintaining a healthy body weight is important for overall health. It decreases our risk for heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, Type 2 diabetes, and a plethora of other health conditions. But did you know that it also impacts our cancer risk? Being overweight or obese puts us at increased risk for breast, … Read More

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