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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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Grateful Patient – Ken Ewing Shares his Story

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Ken Ewing is taking a bit of a rest on the sofa after clearing the drive outside his rural Alberta home. Many people might grumble about having to shovel the snow. But not this 71-year-old. Ken is tired but grateful knowing this mundane chore would have been an impossible feat several years ago when he … Read More

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Life Saving Clinical Trial – Lorne Cochrane shares his story

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Lorne Cochrane is no stranger to the ravages of lung cancer. The disease claimed the lives of so many who were close to him. His parents, grandfather, his aunts, and his twin brother. It was the diagnosis of his twin and the passing of his mother in 2012 that propelled Lorne to get screened. He … Read More

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The Cost Of Cancer – Rose McCarroll Shares Her Story

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Rose McCarroll knows firsthand how overwhelming the cost of cancer can be. Rose lives in Blackfalds, AB with her husband Richard and son Adam. In 2014, her life turned upside down when she was diagnosed with cancer in her uterus. Though she underwent a hysterectomy to remove the tumours, it was later found that her … Read More

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