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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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Volunteer Spotlight: Tom Crist and Kham Lin

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

  For Tom Crist and Kham Lin, donating their time and money to causes close to their heart, including supporting cancer patients, feels like a meaningful and practical way to give back. Over the years, Tom and Kham have been actively involved with the Alberta Cancer Foundation. Since 2017, they have served as co-chairs of … Read More

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Volunteer Spotlight: Victoria Riehl-Tonn

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Our volunteers play an essential role in creating more moments for Albertans facing cancer. By offering their professional skills and talents, the Alberta Cancer Foundation is able to invest more time into our vision of a cancer-free future. We are so grateful for the commitment and support of our wonderful volunteers. This month we would … Read More

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Why Team Accelerometer Gives Back

Friday, June 25, 2021

For Amanda Davison, her connection to cancer is both personal and professional. She is the Executive Director of Cancer Research & Analytics (CR&A) at Cancer Care Alberta (Alberta Health Services). She co-leads a team of seasoned researchers who study everything related to cancer; from how cancer grows and progresses in the body, designing more targeted … Read More

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Volunteer Spotlight – Nadia Al-Amoudi

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Our volunteers play a vital role in creating more moments for Albertans facing cancer. This month we would like to recognize Nadia Al-Amoudi, for her commitment to our organization.  Nadia volunteers as a Community Relations Assistant, where she works with the Community Relations team to provide support with event advertising, donor acknowledgment and various administrative tasks. … Read More

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Julie Rohr

For Julie, a voicemail changed everything.

Stage four cancer.

Sadly, she is not alone. One in two Albertans will hear the words, “you have cancer” in their lifetime and One in four will not survive.

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