Media Releases

Alberta Cancer Foundation launches Giving Tuesday campaign to ‘create more moments,’ featuring 30-year-old patient Jordan Turko

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

All donations made to the Alberta Cancer Foundation’s campaign will be matched up to $25,000. November 25, 2022 – Alberta – The Alberta Cancer Foundation (ACF) is honoured to announce their Giving Tuesday campaign featuring the powerful story of Jordan Turko—an otherwise healthy 30-year-old who recently received a diagnosis of stage four lung cancer. All … Read More


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Recognizing 10 years of philanthropic support for prostate cancer research

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Recognizing 10 years of philanthropic support for prostate cancer research October 12, 2022 – Edmonton, AB – Two powerhouse researchers in prostate cancer will change the way we treat the disease, thanks to funding from legendary volunteer fundraisers, the Bird Dogs and the Alberta Cancer Foundation. Working with the Alberta Cancer Foundation and the University … Read More


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Enbridge Tour Alberta for Cancer announces $3.6M, and counting, in support of the Alberta Cancer Foundation

Saturday, July 23, 2022

After two years, the annual Enbridge Tour Alberta for Cancer, Alberta’s largest cycling fundraiser, shifts back to an in person event, supporting breakthrough cancer research and care at the 17 cancer centres across Alberta. July 23, 2022 – Alberta – After two years of cancelled events and virtual rides, the Enbridge Tour Alberta for Cancer … Read More


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CAR T-cell therapy showing positive patient outcomes

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

EDMONTON – Clinical trials for “Made-in-Alberta” Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy are showing very promising results for some patients where chemotherapy and radiation have stopped working. Last fall, Don Goss suffered a relapse seven weeks after finishing two years of traditional chemotherapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. At the time, he made the difficult decision … Read More


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We Cross Cancer

Alberta Cancer Foundation launches $30 million fundraising campaign for Cross Cancer Institute

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Alberta Cancer Foundation launches $30 million fundraising campaign for Cross Cancer Institute April 20, 2022 – Edmonton – The Alberta Cancer Foundation kicked off We Cross Cancer, a $30 million fundraising campaign for the Cross Cancer Institute today, announcing more than $16 million already raised for the cancer hospital. The Cross Cancer Institute was built … Read More


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Local philanthropists, Philip and Harriet Libin, make $3 million donation to the Alberta Cancer Foundation to help Albertans OWN.CANCER once and for all.

Monday, January 24, 2022

Local philanthropists, Philip and Harriet Libin, make $3 million donation to the Alberta Cancer Foundation to help Albertans OWN.CANCER once and for all. January 21, 2022 – ALBERTA – When the Alberta Cancer Foundation asked, “Who will help us OWN.CANCER?”, local philanthropists, Philip and Harriet Libin responded by making a transformational gift of $3 million … Read More


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When a voicemail changes everything, the Alberta Cancer Foundation offers three words in return, “We can help.”

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

When a voicemail changes everything, the Alberta Cancer Foundation offers three words in return, “We can help.” November 16, 2021 – ALBERTA – The Alberta Cancer Foundation is honoured to announce details of their Giving Tuesday campaign featuring the beloved Albertan, Julie Rohr’s, story. For Julie, a voicemail changed everything. Stage four cancer. Which, as … Read More


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Partnering to ‘OWN.CANCER’

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

UCalgary, Alberta Cancer Foundation and Alberta Health Services announce $250-million fundraising campaign. Calgary, AB – Construction on Canada’s largest, most ambitious and comprehensive stand-alone cancer centre is well underway. This is a once in a generation opportunity to transform treatment, research and patient care for this deadly disease. A new fundraising campaign launched today to … Read More


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