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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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Honouring Her Brother’s Legacy: Allison Wusaty

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

An active volunteer and fundraiser for the Alberta Cancer Foundation, Allison Wusaty tells the story of her brother and her reason for being involved with the Foundation. Allison’s brother, Andrew, was diagnosed with brain cancer at the age of 30. He underwent four brain surgeries, chemotherapy, radiation and received care at the Tom Baker Cancer … Read More

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Michael Kosterman

Always Keep On Fighting: Michael Kosterman’s Cancer Story

Monday, March 13, 2023

When Michael Kosterman was diagnosed with cancer, he and his wife, Deidra, were in the midst of an adventurous period in their lives. They had recently run a Bed and Breakfast in Revelstoke, tried gold mining, and even taught English in Mexico for six months. Tired of the rainy weather in British Columbia, they moved … Read More

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Finding Purpose: Kim Duke on her Breast Cancer Journey

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Kim Duke is an entrepreneur and writer in St. Albert, Alberta. Her cancer journey began in 2016, after she recently turned 50 years old.  “It’s one of the few things that makes me speechless all these years later,” she confesses. Diagnosed with HER2 breast cancer, Kim’s treatment lasted more than a year; she underwent surgery, … Read More

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Beverley Dunn

Beverley Dunn and her Multiple Myeloma journey

Friday, March 3, 2023

Beverley Dunn was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma in 2018. This cancer journey has taught Bev many lessons. Most of all, she learned the importance of support throughout difficult times. Today, Bev is the President of the Southern Alberta Myeloma Patient Society (SAMPS), helping to provide guidance and care for those facing this devastating blood cancer. For … Read More

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