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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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My journey with Breast Cancer – Atieh Behravesh

Thursday, October 10, 2019

37-year-old Atieh Behravesh was diagnosed with Invasive Lobular Carcinoma (ILC) in February 2019, just a day before her long-awaited trip to Mexico. Invasive lobular carcinoma is a type of breast cancer that begins in the lobules of the breast. Despite frequent checkups, ultrasounds and mammograms, her cancer went undetected for a long time, until it … Read More


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Creating More Moments – Ian Robinson

Monday, September 30, 2019

Ian Robinson had none of the traditional symptoms of prostate cancer but in 2016, after being shuffled between different doctors and specialists for a sore shoulder that turned out to be a broken neck, he was shocked when he was told the signs pointed to him having cancer. “It was that moment when they tell … Read More


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Why I Ride – Kimberley Brown

Thursday, August 8, 2019

The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer has been running for 10 years in support of the Alberta Cancer Foundation. Every year, thousands of cyclists make the two-day, 200-km journey through Alberta roads as spectators cheer them on. The Ride has raised more than $74 million since its inception, in support of cancer research, clinical trials and enhanced care … Read More


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Why I Ride – Kelly Liebe

Thursday, July 25, 2019

“Anybody can get it at any time,” says Kelly Liebe, a cancer survivor and Alberta Ride to Conquer Cancer participant. No one would describe cancer as kind or predictable, but for Liebe, it’s been an especially cruel nemesis. His wife, also named Kelly, has survived breast cancer twice. In late 2012, they lost their daughter … Read More


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