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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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Alberta Cancer Foundation partners with health foundations to study COVID-19

Friday, June 5, 2020

Alberta Cancer Foundation partners with health foundations to study COVID-19 June 5, 2020 – The Alberta Cancer Foundation has partnered with other health foundations across the province to build a safe repository that will preserve COVID-19 samples and support world-class medical research. There are currently more than 30 research projects in Alberta in need of … Read More


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Alberta Cancer Foundation announces new CEO

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Alberta Cancer Foundation announces new CEO May 20, 2020 – The Alberta Cancer Foundation’s board of trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Wendy Beauchesne as CEO, effective June 22. Beauchesne has spent the vast majority of her career working in the health-care sector. She comes to the Foundation from STARS Air Ambulance, where … Read More


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Foundations to join forces to renovate Lloydminster Cancer Centre.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Foundations to join forces to renovate Lloydminster Cancer Centre. Small changes look to enhance the experience for patients, families and staff EDMONTON — Media are invited to the announcement of a planned renovation in the Lloydminster Community Cancer Centre that will see two foundations partner on an improvement to the space. The Lloydminister Region Health … Read More


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