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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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Richard Bone

Richard Bone on his 10 year long cancer journey

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Richard Bone from Ponoka, Alberta, had his first run-in with cancer in December 2012. Little did he know, this would be the beginning of a 10+ year-long cancer journey. Throughout his journey, Richard found peace through the support of his dedicated healthcare team, the unwavering love of his family, and his tenacious spirit that refused … Read More

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Hina Haq

Hina Haq’s Journey as a Mother Facing Cancer

Friday, May 12, 2023

Hina Haq, a Calgarian originally from Pakistan, is a devoted mother of three children and has been married for two decades. Her inspiring story is a testament to the power of resilience, optimism, and a mother’s unwavering love. Despite facing cancer once in her teens and again in her forties, Hina has maintained a positive … Read More

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Oncology Nurse

To Care Fiercely: Amanda Tsui on being an Oncology Nurse

Wednesday, May 3, 2023

Amanda Tsui is a Registered Nurse in Medicine Hat at the Margery E. Yuill Cancer Centre. To Amanda, being an Oncology Nurse means more than just administering treatments. It means being there for patients every step of the way – from the moment they walk through the door to the moment they leave. Amanda’s primary … Read More

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Elevating your impact for Albertans facing cancer

Monday, May 1, 2023

By Angus Watt Angus Watt Advisory Group I suspect that it’s always been important to you to give back to your community. For me, at age 12, I was selling apples for my Scout troop. When I lost my brother a week after my wedding, I made it my mission to raise awareness about mental … Read More

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Torey Erdman on being 1-year Liposarcoma Free

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Torey Erdman is a born and raised Calgarian, working as an Operating Room Nurse at the Rockyview General Hospital. In 2021, a CT scan revealed a ‘soccer-ball’ sized tumour in Torey’s abdomen, and she was diagnosed with a rare form of liposarcoma. Recently, Torey celebrated her one-year post-surgery anniversary and her one-year of being re-occurrence-free! … Read More

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