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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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The Cost Of Cancer – Rose McCarroll Shares Her Story

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Rose McCarroll knows firsthand how overwhelming the cost of cancer can be. Rose lives in Blackfalds, AB with her husband Richard and son Adam. In 2014, her life turned upside down when she was diagnosed with cancer in her uterus. Though she underwent a hysterectomy to remove the tumours, it was later found that her … Read More


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Remembering Tracy Jenkins

Monday, January 27, 2020

They met as teens and spent the next three decades creating a life together. Children, grandchildren – good times. But in 2013 without any warning, Frank Jenkins’ wife, Tracy, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She underwent 40 chemotherapy sessions and other treatments. Sadly, as ovarian cancer all too often is, the diagnosis came too late. … Read More


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