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Mike Simpson’s Experience at the Bow Valley Community Cancer Centre: Caring in the Mountains

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Every time Mike Simpson visits the hospital for follow-up appointments he fills out a patient questionnaire. Is he feeling depressed? Is he sleeping well? Does he have any worries about finances? Although the Canmore resident, who has been diagnosed with cancer twice, did not experience any financial concerns as he navigated treatments and recovery, that … Read More


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Young Adults With Cancer – Morgan McNeely

Monday, July 13, 2020

Morgan McNeely is a 24-year-old Albertan living with cancer. In her free time, she volunteers with the Alberta Health Services as an Adolescent or Young Adult’s (AYA) Patient Advisor through which she provides input from her experiences to improve the overall care for young adults facing cancer. She shares her story today.  In Her Own … Read More


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From Patient to Advocate: Recovering In Remission

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Growing up on a horse farm in Ontario, Julie Deleemans enjoyed a happy and healthy childhood. It wasn’t until she turned 15 that her voice began to change, and her health started to deteriorate. The constant tightness and pain she felt in her throat was accompanied by chronic fatigue and a hoarse voice. Eventually, when … Read More


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