Tag: Alberta

BELLEROSE BIKE-A-THON – Our Million Dollar Year

Friday, January 31, 2014

The sound of cheers. The pounding of hearts.  Countless tears are shed, followed by a surge of pride. The whirring of over 75 stationary bikes begins, and won’t stop for another 48 hours. These will be the experiences of over 800 students, teachers, alumni and others as the 11th Annual Bellerose Bike-A-Thon for cancer kicks … Read More

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Special Jen Unplugged Screening at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre

Monday, December 16, 2013

Jennifer Gardiner is a stage 4 colorectal cancer patient who is currently undergoing treatment at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre.  She has partnered with film maker Judy Gabriel who has followed Jen on her cancer journey. Their documentary film, The Uplife Project: Jen Unplugged, chronicling Jen’s life with stage 4 cancer has raised more than … Read More

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Breast brachytherapy debuts at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre

Friday, December 13, 2013

Oncologists at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre are now performing an innovative breast cancer treatment that uses implanted radioactive seeds, each the size of a grain of rice, to eradicate remaining cancer cells weeks after the removal of a tumour. Our donors raised $252,000 to purchase a special device that helps insert the radioactive seeds … Read More

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