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Tag: cancer research

Obturate: To close or block up

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

I thought I’d start this post with a definition of a word that you’ve probably never heard before. Obturate: To close or block up For some people with head and neck cancer, they know this word very well. With a little spin on the end of it. I’ll get to that in a bit. But … Read More


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Lawn bowling tournament goes Wilde!

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

2014 was the inaugural year for Wilde Bocce. This event was inspired by Lucille Wilde, my Grandma (aka “Granny”) who was lost to cancer in February 2014.  Lucille was the ultimate caregiver― up until she passed at the age of 75, she was still babysitting her great grandchildren on a weekly basis.  She was extremely … Read More


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Dr. John Mackey

Practice Changing Clinical Trials

Friday, June 6, 2014

Edmonton’s Cross Cancer Institute had many reasons to celebrate during their Grand Oncology Rounds on May 27, 2014. Dr. John Mackey, director of clinical trials at the Cross Cancer Institute, highlighted important studies conducted within the CTU (Clinical Trial Unit) that are changing the standard of practice in Alberta and around the world. As well, … Read More


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