Special Jen Unplugged Screening at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre

Monday, December 16, 2013

Jennifer Gardiner is a stage 4 colorectal cancer patient who is currently undergoing treatment at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre.  She has partnered with film maker Judy Gabriel who has followed Jen on her cancer journey. Their documentary film, The Uplife Project: Jen Unplugged, chronicling Jen’s life with stage 4 cancer has raised more than … Read More

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Breast brachytherapy debuts at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre

Friday, December 13, 2013

Oncologists at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre are now performing an innovative breast cancer treatment that uses implanted radioactive seeds, each the size of a grain of rice, to eradicate remaining cancer cells weeks after the removal of a tumour. Our donors raised $252,000 to purchase a special device that helps insert the radioactive seeds … Read More

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Tomorrow Project Biostatisticians Taking Count

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

I recently had the wonderful opportunity to interview the biostatisticians who work with Alberta’s Tomorrow Project:  Geraldine Lo Siou and Jason Xu. I have had the pleasure of working with Geraldine and Jason over the past year and a half and thought it was time to sit down and ask them some questions about some … Read More

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