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Alberta Cancer Foundation eNewsletter

August 5, 2021

Sign up for the Alberta Cancer Foundation eNewsletter. You’ll receive monthly stories about Albertans facing cancer and their families as well as inspiring other Albertans. eNewsletter | Alberta Cancer Foundation

This month's eNewsletter featured Project Exercise for Cancer to Enhance Living Well (EXCEL) is a 5-year Canada-wide project, led by Dr. Nicole Culos-Reed, PhD. The project is funded by the Alberta Cancer Foundation, Canadian Institute of Health Research and the Canadian Cancer Society.  

Click the link below to read more and watch a video to hear from the participants themselves as they describe their experiences with the program and discuss the positive impacts of adding more movement into their lives.⁠

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LEAP Magazine: The Survivorship Issue

March 19, 2021

We are pleased to share the latest issue of LEAP magazine where the Alberta Cancer Foundation (ACF) explores the concept of ‘Survivorship.’ For many Albertans facing cancer, their journey doesn’t end when treatment does. This issue highlights some of the latest resources, studies and supports in place that help cancer survivors and ‘thrivers’ navigate their new normal.

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Alberta Cancer Foundation Winter 2021 Progress Report

February 8, 2021

We are pleased to share the latest Winter 2021 Progress Report from the Alberta Cancer Foundation (ACF). ACF is proud to share some examples of the exciting work taking place right here in Alberta.

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New Neuro Glioblastoma Trial to Open at the Tom Baker Cancer

February 2, 2021

The Phase I-II Niacin in Neuro Glioblastoma trial is scheduled to open at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre in the Spring of 2021. This trial is based on the University of Calgary researchers' discovery of a new tactic to stop the growth of the deadly brain cancer. Findings indicate the body may be the ultimate weapon against glioblastoma, but it needs help.

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Learn more about Alberta Cancer Clinical Trials and our teams

December 4, 2020

Alberta Cancer Clinical Trials (ACCT) works with researchers and expert data analysts within Cancer Research & Analytics (CR&A), in Cancer Care Alberta at Alberta Health Services. CR&A has just published an overview of its portfolio, which describes the broad range of work underway across the entire cancer continuum, from prevention through to survivorship. Come meet the teams and see the innovative research being conducted to improve the outcomes and experiences for people in Alberta facing cancer.

 

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New Phase I Clinical Trials Booklet

October 20, 2020

Navigating the world of cancer can be hard no matter what, but even more difficult without the right resources and education. Thankfully Cancer Care Alberta has great educational resources to guide and help our patients and their family members along the way. Offering the right information, class or education resource when a patient needs it can make a big difference.

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