Alberta Cancer Foundation

Fall 2022: The Support Issue

In This Issue

Staying On Target

Dr. Geetha Menon’s research shows how MRI-based brachytherapy can improve treatment of cervical cancer

Training T Cells

CAR T-cell therapy is now accessible in Alberta to pediatric patients

Oilers’ Playoff Push Supports Kids With Cancer

Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation has been supporting Kids with Cancer Society and the Alberta Cancer Foundation for more than 10 years

The Changing State Of Events

How fundraising campaigns innovated during the pandemic to maximize their impact

Four Alternative Ways To Make A Donation Toward Cancer Care and Research That Can Make An Immediate Impact

While cash is commonly thought of first, there are other, effective ways to give

Sweet Deal

Eating local honey has long been touted for having health benefits, but is there a benefit for cancer patients opting for honey instead of refined sugar?

The Wonders Of Working Out

A specially tailored fitness routine can not only help cancer patients feel better physically, it can also have a mental impact

How To Deal With Loss Of Appetite During Cancer Treatment

Carla Prado explores how people with cancer can handle this common treatment side effect

Understanding Lung Cancer In People Who Don’t Smoke

Dr. Alain Tremblay explains the risks of developing lung cancer for people who have never smoked

Behind The Scenes

Doctors are not the only professionals supporting cancer patients during their treatment

The Role Of Your Local Pharmacist

Responsibilities of local pharmacists have evolved over the years, with cancer patients benefiting from their expertise

Furry Friends

Whether it’s a long-time pet we have at home that keeps us physically and mentally active or a pet-therapy visit, animals have a positive impact on those living with cancer

Supporting Rehabilitation Programs

Canada Life donations have helped enhance the cancer rehabilitation experience for patients

Raising The Bar For Cancer Care

We Cross Cancer and OWN.CANCER are bringing Alberta cancer care to even greater heights

Meet Dayna And Adrian Schuster

In our ongoing photo series, we capture the bravery, strength, honesty, hope and resilience of Albertans living with cancer

Dr. Adam Kinnaird

Dr. Adam Kinnaird embraces his new role as the Frank and Carla Sojonky chair in prostate cancer research, taking over for Dr. John Lewis, who held the position for a decade

We Cross Cancer Campaign Saves Lives

The We Cross Cancer campaign will accelerate and create more made-in-Alberta solutions for treating cancers

A Brighter Future

Leading Cancer Research and Analytics, Amanda Davison uses data analytics and research to improve outcomes

Georgia-Jean Kemp

Georgia-Jean shares her experience of being diagnosed and treated for Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Buffy’s Legacy

Bob Ainsworth remembers his late wife through philanthropy and her poetry

Giving Through Generations

The Libin family has a tradition of giving back to the community, any way they can