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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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Jennifer Dell Shares her Story

Monday, October 4, 2021

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 … Read More


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Meet Lorri Winship

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

In August 2018, Lorri Winship’s life changed when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She began the standard treatment of surgery and chemotherapy for her aggressive diagnosis that September. In the next year and a half, Lorri underwent about five different chemotherapies, but the cancer continued to grow and show resistance. She was eventually told … Read More


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Volunteer Spotlight: Tom Crist and Kham Lin

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

  For Tom Crist and Kham Lin, donating their time and money to causes close to their heart, including supporting cancer patients, feels like a meaningful and practical way to give back. Over the years, Tom and Kham have been actively involved with the Alberta Cancer Foundation. Since 2017, they have served as co-chairs of … Read More


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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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