Tag: Earlier Detection

Remembering our dad, Oly Baldonado

Friday, June 14, 2019

Jade Huete and her family lost their dad, Oly Baldonado, to lung cancer in July 2018. This father’s day, they share his story. “Our dad, Oly Baldonado was a father of 8 kids, and a grandfather to 6. He was a family man with a huge heart and he always put others before himself. He … Read More

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Bob Goudy

The Early Detection Advantage

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Bob Goudy feels blessed to be given an early diagnosis of lung cancer as a result of an unrelated medical emergency. He hopes his story encourages others to donate to the Alberta Cancer Foundation and highlights the importance of early detection. Thank you for your support. One Man’s Stroke of Luck On a cruise ship … 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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Julie Rohr

For Julie, a voicemail changed everything.

Stage four cancer.

Sadly, she is not alone. One in two Albertans will hear the words, “you have cancer” in their lifetime and One in four will not survive.

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