Dr. Sorana Morrissy is one of Calgary’s newest recruits to the Childhood Cancer Research Lab at the University of Calgary. She is investigating a devastating children’s brain cancer and predicts that one day we may be able to monitor a child’s risk of relapse with a simple blood test.
Longtime volunteer Diane Exner sat down with Jim, Mel and Ali Skalk to discuss their journey with childhood cancer. They shared with Diane why they volunteer each year for Tour For Kids Alberta, a multi-day cycling event that raises funds for Kids Cancer Care and Camp Kindle.
When Joshua watched The Greatest Showman, the tears streamed down his cheeks. His mom believes he felt a connection with the outsiders in the movie because he feels different too.
Your gifts helped build an innovative research space that is pushing the bounds of laboratory design and scientific collaboration. It took leadership and a few design risks, but pediatric cancer researchers in Calgary now have a modern, open-concept collaborative research space to call home — thanks to you.
As Kids Cancer Care’s exercise specialist, I have the pleasure of overseeing PEER, a weekly exercise program designed for children affected by cancer. In my work as PEER coordinator, I often get questions from parents about exercise and cancer.
April 15 to 21st is National Volunteer Week, a time to celebrate and thank volunteers across Canada. This year’s theme is: “Celebrate the Value of Volunteering – building confidence, competence, connections and community”. Kids Cancer Care volunteers build confidence at PEER, competence through tutoring, connections at camp and a community of support at fundraising events. You are […]