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Mikey’s story

Mikey’s story is a bit of a long one, and likely a bit unusual to most. Mikey is three years old and was diagnosed with retinoblastoma when he was two and a half. That is not really where his story starts though. It starts when he was born. You see, Mikey is adopted. His story […]


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Building resilience during COVID-19 and beyond

At Kids Cancer Care the Teen Leadership Program (TLP) has been busy over the past year adapting to online based sessions where teens can continue to develop themselves and have fun during COVID-19.  The focus of TLP is to create a supportive and inclusive group that develops life skills, such as writing resumes, applying for post-secondary education […]


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High Hopes Challenge: a life-changing experience

B“If you ever want to experience a life-altering journey with a child who has been afflicted with a horrific disease, you absolutely need to become a challenger. It will open your eyes to a world that you may not have known existed, or at least not to the depths of what it is, so do […]


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Shellen: 20 years and counting

While she cannot remember how she first heard of Kids Cancer Care, Shellen will never forget the day she took that first step to get involved. Little did she know she would be dedicating the next 20 years and counting to Kids Cancer Care. An amazing commitment and contribution we greatly appreciate.


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Growing with Luke

On August 10, 2019, our then two-year-old son, Luke, was diagnosed with type B acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). His diagnosis was a complete surprise, as he was still active with seemingly unlimited amounts of energy. Before treatment, it was a very common occurrence to hear us say that Luke was the busiest boy out of […]


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Jocelyn’s journey

Our journey began in August 2017. We picked up Jocelyn from science camp in Drumheller when we knew something was not right. After several visits to the clinic over two weeks, we noticed Jocelyn progressively getting worse.  She was very pale and weak and just felt crappy. On August 13th we took Jocelyn in for routine blood work, and then again on the 17th at […]


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