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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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Why Marg Richardson Donates

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

For more than a decade, Marg Richardson from Red Deer has been a committed donor of the Alberta Cancer Foundation. In 2008, she decided to make a gift in her will towards the Foundation. Her reason to support Albertans facing cancer is a personal one. Just months after they had gotten married in 1981, Marg’s … Read More


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Breast Cancer Patient: “I will forever be grateful”

Monday, December 9, 2019

Robin was only 41 years old when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in May 2019. Despite it being a very difficult time in her life, she feels blessed for the care she received at the Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton. She shares her story today. “I was diagnosed at the end of May 2019 … Read More


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Rebecca Lippiatt Shares Her Experience With Cancer

Friday, November 1, 2019

In early 2018, Rebecca Lippiatt was blindsided when she received the call from her doctor confirming that she had breast cancer. It all started when she noticed a slight dent in her left breast while she was in the shower. Weeks later after consulting with her family doctor, she got a mammogram that revealed three … Read More


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Finding Support During Cancer Treatment – Nathalie Molina

Thursday, October 24, 2019

It has been two years since Nathalie Molina was diagnosed with breast cancer. Nathalie and her family had only recently moved to Canada from the Dominican Republic when she was diagnosed. Today, the 38-year-old reflects on her journey through cancer and the support she received in her new home.   “In March 2017, when I … Read More


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