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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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A 7-year-old donates over $300 to the Cross Cancer Institute

Thursday, February 11, 2021

  Growing up, cancer was a topic that was openly and frequently discussed around Hunter-Lee. Years before she was born, her paternal grandpa, Cyr Poitras, had passed from cancer and her paternal grandma Denise Helfrich was diagnosed as well. When she was only six weeks old, her maternal grandpa, Mike Beletic (who she lovingly called … Read More


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Volunteer Spotlight: Kyle Heemskerk

Friday, January 15, 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. There are no words to say how much our volunteers, our donors, … 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.

We need to do more. With your help we can.

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