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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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Young Adults With Cancer – Morgan McNeely

Monday, July 13, 2020

Morgan McNeely is a 24-year-old Albertan living with cancer. In her free time, she volunteers with the Alberta Health Services as an Adolescent or Young Adult’s (AYA) Patient Advisor through which she provides input from her experiences to improve the overall care for young adults facing cancer. She shares her story today.  In Her Own … Read More


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From Patient to Advocate: Recovering In Remission

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Growing up on a horse farm in Ontario, Julie Deleemans enjoyed a happy and healthy childhood. It wasn’t until she turned 15 that her voice began to change, and her health started to deteriorate. The constant tightness and pain she felt in her throat was accompanied by chronic fatigue and a hoarse voice. Eventually, when … Read More


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Krystal Kitchen shares her experience with health-care journal app, ZoeInsights

Monday, June 29, 2020

Krystal Kitchen from Calgary was diagnosed with endometrial cancer in 2017. While undergoing treatment, she had the opportunity to use the ZoeInsights app, an innovative digital tool that allows patients and their caregivers to manage health-care data such as appointment dates, medications, treatments and more. “It was really helpful for me. I was easily able … Read More


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Why Donald Johnston Gives Back

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Donald Johnston from Red Deer has been in the music and entertainment business for over 50 years. He has travelled across North America with bands and as a solo act, including 17 years on the piano bar in Edmonton’s Rose and Crown Pub and 15 years in Durty Nelly’s Irish Pub in San Antonio, Texas. … Read More


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