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Our blog features stories from some of the 53 Albertans and their familes who hear the words “you have cancer.” every day.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Victoria Riehl-Tonn

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Our volunteers play an essential role in creating more moments for Albertans facing cancer. By offering their professional skills and talents, the Alberta Cancer Foundation is able to invest more time into our vision of a cancer-free future. We are so grateful for the commitment and support of our wonderful volunteers. This month we would … Read More

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Why Team Accelerometer Gives Back

Friday, June 25, 2021

For Amanda Davison, her connection to cancer is both personal and professional. She is the Executive Director of Cancer Research & Analytics (CR&A) at Cancer Care Alberta (Alberta Health Services). She co-leads a team of seasoned researchers who study everything related to cancer; from how cancer grows and progresses in the body, designing more targeted … Read More

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Volunteer Spotlight – Nadia Al-Amoudi

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Our volunteers play a vital role in creating more moments for Albertans facing cancer. This month we would like to recognize Nadia Al-Amoudi, for her commitment to our organization.  Nadia volunteers as a Community Relations Assistant, where she works with the Community Relations team to provide support with event advertising, donor acknowledgment and various administrative tasks. … Read More

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Remembering Ronald’s Legacy

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Sally Webster remembers her baby brother as a kind and good-natured man. “Everywhere he went, he found the best qualities in each person he met,” she says. Sally was 16 when Ronald Peart was born and remembers being a proud big sister who loved to walk him around the neighbourhood and give him his bottles … Read More

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