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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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Legacy Giving - Doirons

Tomorrow’s Cancer Treatments, Today: Jill and Charlie’s story

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

“By giving to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, we know we’re making an investment in our children’s futures. And that just feels like the right thing to do.” – Jill Doiron, cancer patient and legacy donor. I was a busy working mom of three when a breast lump stopped me in my tracks. It was stage … Read More

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Legacy Giving - May Pringle

Touching lives, today and tomorrow: May’s story of giving

Monday, September 12, 2022

“I’m hoping our donation will help with research, better treatment for patients, and maybe a cure in some cancers.” – May Pringle, legacy donor Bill and I had been happily married for 53 years when I found out I had uterine cancer. Cancer was the furthest thing from our minds. I got such wonderful care … Read More

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Carie Fargey-Scott on her cancer journey and her Father’s legacy

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Carie Fargey-Scott, daughter of Peter Fargey, sat down with us to discuss her father’s legacy and her recent cancer diagnosis. In 2010, her father Peter decided to make an impact in his community after he was diagnosed with cancer. This impact is the ION Print Solutions double match campaign in benefit of the Alberta Cancer … Read More

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Bernice Heisler shares her journey with breast cancer

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

On the day of her late brother’s birthday, Bernice Heisler was diagnosed with cancer. “That phone call hit me like a ton of bricks,” she recalls. Bernice Heisler’s cancer journey began in 2019 when she found a lump in her left breast while on vacation in BC. When she was tested, it was found to … Read More

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Facing Cancer as a Young Adult – Tyra from Edmonton shares her story

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Tyra Langille was only 25 years old when she was diagnosed with oral squamous cell carcinoma. The Edmontonian shares her cancer journey and why it’s important to her to raise awareness for oral cancer and advocate for other young cancer patients.  My journey is not over, the healing process is slow and I take every … Read More

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