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more than

5,000

medical visits

added through expansion

over

14K

pounds of trash

cleaned from 70+ miles of shorelines

2,000+

students

participated in our programs

Our Impact

more than

6,000

Albertans

have taken part in 500 trials

4,400

patients

in rural Alberta will access their local Alberta Cancer Foundation Patient Navigator each year

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"Going forward, don’t think that the only measure of success is a cure for cancer. This type of research will make treatments easier for people like me and improve our chance of success. That’s all I can ask for." - Colin Hackett, seven-time Ironman triathlete, diagnosed with advanced colorectal cancer at age 34

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Calgary-made blood test could revolutionize breast cancer detection

Thursday, March 14, 2019

CALGARY – Detecting cancer as early as possible is important to achieving the best possible treatment success. This year, more than 800 women in Calgary will undergo a liquid (blood) biopsy, alongside their regular mammogram as part of an international clinical trial designed to test a new way of detecting breast cancer. Alberta Innovates, the … Read More


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You are invited to attend: Immunotherapy: Game Changing Research in Alberta

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Alberta Cancer Foundation and BioCanRx are pleased to invite the public and the media to public symposia in both Edmonton and Calgary on lmmunotherapy, a new type of cancer treatment that boosts the body’s natural defenses to fight cancer. The goal of these events is to bring together Albertans and the brightest Canadian minds in lmmunotherapy to talk about emerging research in the area of cancer diagnosis and treatment. As well, patients will share their stories and the impact that has already been made right here at home.


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Funding to develop technology that will detect prostate cancer earlier

Monday, May 28, 2018

Alberta Innovates, the Alberta Cancer Foundation and DynaLIFE have joined together to help commercialize Alberta-owned innovations that will detect cancer earlier and improve treatment for Albertans. The challenge was part of Alberta Innovates’ Alberta Small Business Innovation and Research Initiative (ASBIRI) program and included insight from Alberta Health Services.


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more than

500

medical visits

added through expansion

2,000+

students

participated in our programs

over

14K

pounds of trash

cleaned from 70+ miles of shorelines

more than

6000

Albertans

have taken part in 500 trials