600 More than 600 Albertans survive cancer
each year who would not have survived had they
developed cancer 25 years ago.
50 More than 50 new cancer research projects
ranging from investigating cancer mechanisms at a
molecular level to increasing pain control for patients were
launched last year, in addition to the hundreds receiving
ongoing funding from the Alberta Cancer Foundation.
25,000 rural Alberta women have access to
digital mammography screening through mobile units
funded by the Alberta Cancer Foundation.
2,700 grants were given to patients and families
in financial need during treatment.
2,000 Albertans are participating in more
than 200 clinical trials across the province, spanning
all cancer types.
50,000 healthy Albertans will teach us
more about cancer by volunteering to participate
in the Tomorrow Project research study funded
by the Alberta Cancer Foundation.
12 endowed chairs have been established in Alberta
ranging from research on melanoma to palliative care.
thanks to donors like you