Media Releases

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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Alberta Cancer Foundation announces new flagship cycling event benefiting Albertans facing cancer

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Pedaling for Progress Alberta Cancer Foundation announces new flagship cycling event benefiting Albertans facing cancer April 8, 2021 – The Alberta Cancer Foundation is excited to announce details for a brand new flagship cycling event, taking place August 28, 2021. The Enbridge Tour Alberta for Cancer will be the most “Alberta” cycling challenge this province … Read More


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The Alberta Cancer Foundation announces Christy Holtby as VP Philanthropy.

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

The Alberta Cancer Foundation is delighted to announce Christy Holtby will be joining the organization as VP Philanthropy. Christy comes to the Foundation with exceptional experience in healthcare philanthropy. Most recently, she was at the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute, as managing director, investments and partnerships. Previous to that role, Christy pursued her passion for healthcare … Read More


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Wellspring Calgary

Cancer support services to be provided across southern Alberta

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Calgary and southern Alberta, Oct. 21, 2020 Everyday 58 Albertans hear the words ‘you have cancer.’ One in two people will hear these words in their lifetime. Wellspring Calgary’s vision is to ensure no one has to face cancer alone, and thanks to support from Alberta Cancer Foundation donors, the charity … Read More


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With more Albertans surviving cancer, partnership focuses on survivorship research

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

With more Albertans surviving cancer, partnership focuses on survivorship research Alberta Cancer Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society and Canadian Institutes of Health Research partner to help Albertans facing cancer Alberta, September 15, 2020 – With more people surviving cancer, the need for research in the area of survivorship and quality of life increases. Alberta Cancer Foundation … Read More


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Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer announces $1.9M, and counting, at virtual Ride in support of the Alberta Cancer Foundation

Saturday, August 29, 2020

Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer announces $1.9M, and counting, at virtual Ride in support of the Alberta Cancer Foundation Alberta’s largest cycling fundraiser shifts its 12th annual Ride to a virtual event and still draws in 902 virtual riders, supporting breakthrough cancer research and care at the 17 cancer centres across Alberta Alberta, August 29, … Read More


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Emergency funding for cancer patients during COVID-19

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Emergency funding for cancer patients during COVID-19 Government of Canada and United Way partner to help Alberta communities July 30, 2020 – Alberta – During the pandemic, Albertans have been struggling. Some with sudden job loss and financial strain in addition to a cancer diagnosis. As the effect of this global pandemic continues to evolve … Read More


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Digital health-care journal to empower Albertans facing cancer

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Calgary tech start-up HAnalytics Solutions has launched a digital tool that will help patients and their caregivers track and record their cancer journey with ease and confidence June 24, 2020 – Alberta – Alberta Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of HAnalytics Solutions lnc.’s new mobile app called Zoelnsights, which will have a … Read More


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