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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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Cancer survivor Anabell Marroquin shares her story

Thursday, May 30, 2019

After being admitted to the emergency room in Medicine Hat, to determine why she’d been feeling so unwell,  Anabell Marroquin was given a scary diagnosis: she had acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Now in complete remission, Marroquin is committed to sharing the story of her cancer journey, both to encourage patients to advocate for themselves and to … Read More

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More Moments – Jamila Shares her Story

Sunday, May 12, 2019

In 2018 Jamila, a busy mom of three was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer. This mother’s day, she shares her story.  “I was in the shower one evening after the kids went to bed and felt a bump that was very pronounced in my left breast. Cancer runs strong on both sides of my … Read More

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Being a Young Mom with Breast Cancer

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Michelle was a 36-year-old, mother of two when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. This mother’s day she shares her story on being a young mom with cancer. “There’s never a good time to receive a cancer diagnosis, but sometimes it feels extra unfair that I’m battling breast cancer while my kids are so young. … Read More

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Bob Goudy

The Early Detection Advantage

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Bob Goudy feels blessed to be given an early diagnosis of lung cancer as a result of an unrelated medical emergency. He hopes his story encourages others to donate to the Alberta Cancer Foundation and highlights the importance of early detection. Thank you for your support. One Man’s Stroke of Luck On a cruise ship … Read More

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