Tag: cancer research

Epic Ride. Epic Team. Epic Impact.

Monday, October 5, 2015

Recently, the Alberta Cancer Foundation had the chance to speak with staff members at the Cross Cancer Institute to highlight some of the epic impact created by the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer, which raised $7.4 million this past August to make life better for Albertans and their families facing cancer. The impact on Albertans … Read More

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ipillimumab - Immunotherapy

Researchers to harness the power of the immune system

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

At the Alberta Cancer Foundation, we often share the story of Trevor Sauer, a young newlywed when he faced a cancer diagnosis. Despite treatment, Trevor’s melanoma continued to spread and he was given six months to a year to live. Thankfully, that was 11 years ago and Trevor is healthy today. He is alive because … Read More

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An Unforgettable Summer with HYRS

Thursday, December 11, 2014

My HYRS (Heritage Youth Research Summer Program) experience began with receiving the much anticipated acceptance call, only minutes before leaving for school on a beautiful bright spring morning in late May. My mom had initially answered the call as I was half eating breakfast, half trying to get more sleep on the kitchen table in preparation for the day … Read More

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