Month: June 2015

ipillimumab - Immunotherapy

Researchers to harness the power of the immune system

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

At the Alberta Cancer Foundation, we often share the story of Trevor Sauer, a young newlywed when he faced a cancer diagnosis. Despite treatment, Trevor’s melanoma continued to spread and he was given six months to a year to live. Thankfully, that was 11 years ago and Trevor is healthy today. He is alive because … Read More

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John Kopeck CCI Golf

A game-changer

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

For John Kopeck, golf is more than a game: it’s a game changer. Since 2011, Kopeck, director of media sales at the Edmonton Journal, has chaired the board of the Alberta Cancer Foundation’s Cross Cancer Institute Golf Classic, which celebrates its 27th anniversary this year on August 20th at the Glendale Golf and Country Club. … Read More

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Stewardship–What does it mean?

Monday, June 1, 2015

Transparent, accountable, donor-focused, impactful and grateful are a few of the words that flow through my head non-stop as stewardship manager at the Alberta Cancer Foundation. It may sound overwhelming, but I truly feel like I have the best job in the entire Foundation because I get to talk non-stop about all the great work … Read More

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