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Thank You Magda, Sue, and Bryn

Friday, April 20, 2012

Every Friday since August 2011, the Alberta Cancer Foundation has been privileged to receive assistance in completing various administrative tasks from volunteers Magda, Sue, and Bryn of Edmonton’s Winnifred Stewart Association.  These lovely ladies are accompanied each week by their supervisors Nichole and Glenys, and we are so grateful for their help in assembling countless … Read More

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Thank You Doris!

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Thank You Doris! Doris Pfeifle has been an incredible asset to the Alberta Cancer Foundation for the past 13 years. Through rain, sleet or snow, every week Doris volunteers at the Alberta Cancer Foundation provincial office, downtown Edmonton, and has completed more than 2,715 hours, an equivalent to 72 weeks of full-time employment! She is … Read More

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Thank You!

Monday, April 16, 2012

Although it is National Volunteer Week, the volunteer rockstars for the Alberta Cancer Foundation deserve credit all year round! They are truly the reason our organization continues to make an impact in cancer care across the province. Hundreds of Albertans each year organize, facilitate and run fundraising events to ensure a cancer-free future comes sooner … Read More

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Ryan McHenry’s story about his cancer diagnosis

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Listen to Ryan McHenry’s story about his cancer diagnosis at the age of 22 and how he visualized being on the golf course to help get him through treatment. Ryan shares his cancer journey and the importance of raising funds at events like the Cross Cancer Institute Golf Classic. ~ Myka Osinchuk    CEO, Alberta … Read More

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Banking on progress

Thursday, April 5, 2012

THE DOCTORS DAMARAJU : Sambu and Vijaya kick back, trading the lab for the movies. Learn a little more about the other side of Sambu. I am pleased to be writing the first official blog post for the Alberta Cancer Foundation. We have so many stories to tell about the progress being made in this … Read More

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