Month: August 2017

Anneliese Stauffer

“One drop makes a pailful”: Why Anneliese Stauffer, 74, is committed to participating in Alberta’s clinical trials

Thursday, August 31, 2017

This isn’t possible. How can this be? “Those were my first thoughts when I was diagnosed with cancer. I’m sure everyone feels that way at first,” says Anneliese Stauffer, 74, in a bright, European accent. A wife, mother and grandmother of five, Anneliese was born in German-occupied Poland shortly after the outbreak of World War … Read More

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Heidi Peters

22-Year-Old Heidi Peters on Navigating Cancer as a Young Adult

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

An intelligent and athletic 16-year-old, Heidi Peters couldn’t wait to start her grade 12 year of high school. She was anticipating the fun of playing volleyball, the stress of exams and the excitement of graduation. What she did not anticipate was being diagnosed with cancer two weeks into her fall semester. Heidi went in to … Read More

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Team One Aim - Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer

Team One Aim: Finding Strength in Numbers

Thursday, August 3, 2017

With a team roster of over 100 riders, Dr. Nigel Brockton, an Alberta Health Services research scientist who specializes in molecular epidemiology, as well as Team One Aim’s co-captain, has an easy way to remember all those names: “First name: Awesome. Last name: People.” And though Team One Aim is made up of riders from … Read More

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