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Two Alberta physicians, Dr. Kathy Reynolds of the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary and Dr. Maria Spavor of the Stollery Hospital in Edmonton, announced
that they are conducting a province-wide study on follow-up care for adult survivors of childhood cancer in Alberta. Click here for more information. NEW

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The Kids Cancer Care Foundation of Alberta announced today
during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month that the Kids Cancer Care Chair in Pediatric Oncology Research Fund has awarded $125,000 in research grants to researchers and health care professionals at the University of Calgary and Alberta Children’s Hospital. more
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Kids Cancer Care will see the dream of a lifetime
come true Friday, July 13, when it officially opens Camp Kindle in Water Valley, Alberta. The first specialized cancer camp in Alberta, Camp Kindle has been closed for renovations and upgrades this past year, but it is now open. more

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Statement released from the C.N. Wylie Group of Companies:
Our main processing servers were not affected so no worries to anyone. We looked after the libraries that were affected elsewhere in our server farm...our version of "the Cloud" and are making some adjustments as a precautionary measure. more
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Cancer agencies come together to build a better camp for Alberta children with cancer - Oct 18, 2011
The Kids Cancer Care Foundation of Alberta announced today that three cancer agencies in Alberta—Kids with Cancer Society, Alberta Cancer Foundation and the Canadian Cancer Society, Alberta/NWT Division—have come together to make a gift totalling $875,000 to its Camp Kindle Capital Campaign. more

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Palliative cancer patient heads to Mexico to help families - Feb 24, 2011
Fifteen-year-old Davis Weisner, a cancer patient undergoing treatment for stage four neuroblastoma that has recurred several times, is not letting his disease or treatment stop him. He and 14 other teenagers, all cancer survivors or siblings, will head to Ensenada, Mexico next month to take part in a home building project with the Kids Cancer Care Foundation of Alberta, the Rotary Club of West Calgary and Youth with a Mission. more

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17-year-old Cancer Survivor Trades in Wheelchair for Recumbent Bike in Epic Cycling Event - July 16, 2010
Seventeen-year-old Stephen Radu of Lacombe, Alberta will demonstrate the triumph of the human spirit, July 16 to 18, 2010, when he takes part in Tour for Kids – Alberta, a three-day annual cycling ride that raises money to send children with cancer to camp.  more

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Canada's First Residential Summer Camp for kids who have a parent with Cancer - May 19, 2010
The Kids Cancer Care Foundation of Alberta (KCCFA) announced today that this summer it will offer children who have a parent with cancer a chance to go to summer camp. The first residential camp program in Canada to reach out to this population, Camp SunHaven fills a need identified by the Kids Cancer Care Foundation and other cancer agencies in the province. more

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Teaming up to Fight Childhood Cancer - Feb 16, 2010
The Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation (ACHF) received a gift of $2.5 million today from the Kids Cancer Care Foundation of Alberta (KCCFA) in support of childhood cancer research at the Alberta Children’s Hospital, as well as the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute for Child and Maternal Health and the Southern Alberta Cancer Research Institute - both at the University of Calgary. more

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KCCFA Mom Olympic hopeful - Feb 2010
Carolyn Darbyshire-McRorie, a KCCFA mother, is representing Canada this year at the 2010 Games in Vancouver. Carolyn is second for Cheryl Bernard on the Canadian Women’s Curling team, which also includes third Susan O'Connor and lead Cori Bartell. more



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