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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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My Dad Was My Hero – Christy shares her story

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Nine years ago, Christy Soholt lost her father to cancer. This father’s day, she shares his story. “My dad Larry was a third generation farmer, he spent his life tending to the land that his grandparents settled on in the 1930s. Dad had a love-hate relationship with farming. He carried on the family business because … Read More

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Cancer survivor Bernie Wiebe shares his story

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Bernie Wiebe, father of four from Sherwood Park was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s large T cell lymphoma about three and a half years ago. In May 2019 his oncologist told him that he didn’t need to come in anymore, his recovery was complete and he was cancer free. Learn more about his story this Father’s day. … Read More

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Remembering our dad, Oly Baldonado

Friday, June 14, 2019

Jade Huete and her family lost their dad, Oly Baldonado, to lung cancer in July 2018. This father’s day, they share his story. “Our dad, Oly Baldonado was a father of 8 kids, and a grandfather to 6. He was a family man with a huge heart and he always put others before himself. He … Read More

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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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