Media Releases

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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The Enbridge® Ride to Conquer Cancer® presented by Evraz Announces $5.9 Million Raised in Annual Event, Collectively Raising over $80.9 Million in 11 Years

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Alberta’s largest cycling fundraiser draws 1,255 Riders in the 11th annual event, cycling over 200 kilometres in two days and supporting breakthrough cancer research and care at the Alberta Cancer Foundation and 15 other centers across Alberta. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CALGARY, August 17, 2019 – The Enbridge® Ride to Conquer Cancer® presented by Evraz announced … Read More


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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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Julie Rohr

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Stage four cancer.

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