We Cross Cancer

To ensure Albertans will continue to have access to the very best treatment and care close to home at the Cross Cancer Institute, the Alberta Cancer Foundation is excited to be launching our WE CROSS CANCER campaign to raise $30 million to change the way we treat cancer at the Cross Cancer Institute, in Alberta, and around the world.

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Philip & Hariet Libin

Local philanthropists, Philip and Harriet Libin, make $3 million donation to the Alberta Cancer Foundation to help Albertans OWN.CANCER once and for all.

January 21, 2022 – ALBERTA – When the Alberta Cancer Foundation asked, “Who will help us OWN.CANCER?”, local philanthropists, Philip and Harriet Libin responded by making a transformational gift of $3 million in support of breast cancer research and clinical trials at the new Calgary Cancer Centre.

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Partnering to ‘OWN.CANCER’

UCalgary, Alberta Cancer Foundation and Alberta Health Services announce $250-million fundraising campaign.

Calgary, AB – Construction on Canada’s largest, most ambitious and comprehensive stand-alone cancer centre is well underway. This is a once in a generation opportunity to transform treatment, research and patient care for this deadly disease. A new fundraising campaign launched today to help achieve the ambitious goals for the Calgary Cancer Centre so we can ‘OWN.CANCER’.

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One evening in November 2020, Jennifer Dell was getting ready for bed when she found a lump in her armpit.

She called her doctor first thing in the morning and got in to see him that day. “He did a physical breast exam and couldn’t find anything. He said it was a swollen lymph node and to follow up in a couple of weeks. I did just that, but it hadn’t changed.”

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