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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.

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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