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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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Remembering Ronald’s Legacy

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Sally Webster remembers her baby brother as a kind and good-natured man. “Everywhere he went, he found the best qualities in each person he met,” she says. Sally was 16 when Ronald Peart was born and remembers being a proud big sister who loved to walk him around the neighbourhood and give him his bottles … Read More


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Why Max Chan Gives Back

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

At the age of 40, Max Chan started to take his health more seriously, by starting to get more regular check-ups and blood work – something he claims to have ignored for decades. Along with taking his health more seriously, Max was in the best shape in a long time, which retrospectively, he admits, was … Read More


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Volunteer Spotlight – Qamar Hassan

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Our volunteers play a vital role in creating more moments for Albertans facing cancer. By helping at events, or offering their professional talents in our offices. Their hard work allows us to invest more time and effort into our vision of a cancer-free future. This month we would like to recognize Qamar Hassan, for all … Read More


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Living With Gratitude – Cancer Survivor Alexander Konowalchuk

Monday, March 1, 2021

“Even though it feels like your darkest hour, it’s not. In actuality, it’s the start of your recovery. It’s the start to getting things fixed.” The day Alexander Konowalchuk was diagnosed with cancer, he couldn’t help but feel relieved. For months, he had been feeling pain in his mouth and throat and doctors couldn’t figure … Read More


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Volunteer Spotlight: Vinisha Pandya

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Our volunteers play a vital role in creating more moments for Albertans facing cancer. By helping at events, or offering their professional talents in our offices, their hard work allows us to invest more time and effort into our vision of a cancer-free future. Vinisha Pandya is one of our valued volunteers in Edmonton. She … 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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