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Young Adults With Cancer – Blair Richardson

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Each year in Alberta, nearly 300 new cases of cancer are diagnosed in adolescents and young adults, aged 15-29. Falling between the dividing line of pediatrics and adults, this group of patients faces unique challenges. Unfortunately, the needs of Adolescent and Young Adult patients are often unmet. Not only can patients feel isolated, but without … Read More


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My journey with Breast Cancer – Atieh Behravesh

Thursday, October 10, 2019

37-year-old Atieh Behravesh was diagnosed with Invasive Lobular Carcinoma (ILC) in February 2019, just a day before her long-awaited trip to Mexico. Invasive lobular carcinoma is a type of breast cancer that begins in the lobules of the breast. Despite frequent checkups, ultrasounds and mammograms, her cancer went undetected for a long time, until it … Read More


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Creating More Moments – Ian Robinson

Monday, September 30, 2019

Ian Robinson had none of the traditional symptoms of prostate cancer but in 2016, after being shuffled between different doctors and specialists for a sore shoulder that turned out to be a broken neck, he was shocked when he was told the signs pointed to him having cancer. “It was that moment when they tell … Read More


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