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Day by day – Desiree Bedard on her husband’s lung cancer journey

Monday, October 31, 2022

In late March 2020, Desiree’s husband, Pedro, had a seizure during a family dinner. With her two young daughters at the table and her husband in distress, Desiree quickly called 911 while comforting her family. This intense health scare surprised Desiree as her husband was one of the healthiest people she knew, at 47 he … Read More


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Carolina Diaz on navigating breast cancer as a new mother

Monday, October 31, 2022

At eight months pregnant, all while mothering a two-year-old, Carolina Diaz discovered a lump on her breast. The Columbian-Canadian knew immediately that there was something deeply wrong. While her gynecologist told her not to worry, that it just had to do with her breast milk, Carolina knew in her heart that this was not the … Read More


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Two powerhouse researchers will change the way we treat prostate cancer

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Surgeon scientist Dr. Adam Kinnaird splits his time between treating prostate cancer patients and researching the disease, which about one in seven Canadian men will be diagnosed within their lifetime. The Edmonton-based urologist might do prostate biopsies one day and work in the operating room another, then spend the next day in his lab conducting … Read More


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