Month: June 2017

Going Above and Beyond

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

At the Alberta Cancer Foundation, we have had the pleasure of meeting so many everyday heroes; from the courageous patients who walk through the doors of their local cancer centre, to the generous donors eager to make a difference, to the devoted caregivers who dedicate every moment to making life better for Albertans facing cancer. … Read More

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“You feel like you’re broken”

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

On Breast Cancer and Reconstruction For the last two years, Danielle Theriault, an Intensive Care Unit nurse at Edmonton’s Royal Alexandra Hospital and cancer survivor, has been living with one breast. She says it feels so long she can’t even remember what it was like to have two. She is hopeful she will have reconstructive … Read More

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Finding Doris

Friday, June 2, 2017

Every Friday for the past 17 years, including shortly after a second angina attack, Doris Pfeifle gets on a city bus, braving the cold Edmonton winter to volunteer for the Alberta Cancer Foundation. Despite her fear of elevators (she once changed dentists because it would have required taking an elevator up to see him), she … Read More

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