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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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Rebecca Lippiatt Shares Her Experience With Cancer

Friday, November 1, 2019

In early 2018, Rebecca Lippiatt was blindsided when she received the call from her doctor confirming that she had breast cancer. It all started when she noticed a slight dent in her left breast while she was in the shower. Weeks later after consulting with her family doctor, she got a mammogram that revealed three … Read More


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Finding Support During Cancer Treatment – Nathalie Molina

Thursday, October 24, 2019

It has been two years since Nathalie Molina was diagnosed with breast cancer. Nathalie and her family had only recently moved to Canada from the Dominican Republic when she was diagnosed. Today, the 38-year-old reflects on her journey through cancer and the support she received in her new home.   “In March 2017, when I … Read More


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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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