Longer clinic hours help patients avoid hospital stay

Friday, May 10, 2019

Some able to receive chemotherapy as outpatients... Read more

Breaking down barriers to care

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

CancerControl Alberta ramps up web with more resources... Read more

Saluting the SPIRIT of Central Zone

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Awards recognize the everyday heroes of healthcare.... Read more

Kipnes family pledges 10 million dollars to advance urology care

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Northern Alberta Urology Centre renamed to honour philanthropists... Read more

Expansion boosts cancer care in Medicine Hat

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Margery E. Yuill Cancer Centre means residents no longer have to travel... Read more

Tom Baker initiative boosts capacity trims wait times

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

New processes improve radiosurgery for cancer patients... Read more

Eskimos ring the bell to honour Cross Cancer Institute

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Footballers raise over $20,000 to show the love for Alberta Cancer Foundation.... Read more

New smartphone app supports cancer patients

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

My Care Conversations helps keep track of medical and treatment details.... Read more

Country band pulls strings for Alberta Cancer Foundation

Monday, November 26, 2018

Caring comes naturally to many healthcare providers... Read more

Another patient group bounces back faster after surgery

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Enhanced Recovery after Surgery guidelines improving outcomes for women with gynecological cancers... Read more

Product adds protection for some prostate cancer patients

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Injectable gel creates buffer space for nearby healthy tissues during radiation therapy... Read more

Ambulatory Care Building a big plus for Medicine Hat

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Expansion boosts cancer care day surgery neonatal ICU and more... Read more

Margery E Yuill Opening

Supporting patients and their families with high quality care closer to home.... Read more

Butti honoured for 40 years of service to healthcare

Friday, August 3, 2018

Olivia Butti has dedicated more than 40 years of her life to support healthcare in Edmonton.... Read more

Cross Cancer Institute celebrates 50 years

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Cross Cancer Institute has proven itself a leader cancer research, prevention, treatment and care initiatives since opening its doors in 1968.... Read more

Earlier palliative care goal of PaCES project

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Giving patients living with advanced colorectal cancer access to palliative care support.... Read more

Fresh start for sickle cell patient

Monday, May 14, 2018

Stem cell transplant for adult one of first in Canada... Read more

AHS co-hosts provincewide bladder cancer education event

Monday, March 26, 2018

CALGARY — Alberta Health Services (AHS) and Bladder Cancer Canada are inviting bladder cancer patients from across the province to attend a patient education event next month.... Read more

Improving the quality of surgical care across Alberta

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Albertans are spending less time in hospital after surgery.... Read more

Cancer victors experience reflected in design of new Calgary Cancer Centre

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

In advisory council role, Blair Makwana brings her voice to the planning table.... Read more

Gratitude that keeps on giving

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Hematology patient says thanks with $3M gift to University of Alberta Hospital... Read more

AHS hospitals hit top 40 list

Thursday, December 21, 2017

AHS research hospitals in Calgary and Edmonton placed in the top half of a national ranking – for the second year running.... Read more

Walking a few steps in the shoes of a cancer patient

Monday, December 4, 2017

Director of Tom Baker Cancer Centre experiences radiation therapy to gain valuable insight... Read more

Turning a dark cloud into a silver lining for others

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Hearing the words you have cancer knocks the wind right out of your sails.... Read more

Making breast reconstruction part of the cancer conversation

Friday, October 13, 2017

Helping patients make informed decisions after mastectomy.... Read more

Pedal pushers turn weekend warriors to combat cancer

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Epic adventure, breathtaking Rockies scenery and a cool fundraiser to keep cancer on the run.... Read more

Giving cancer patients more time with their care team

Monday, June 12, 2017

Kate Leyerzapf set out to ease pressures on crowded outpatient clinics and give patients more time with their care team during their initial visit to the Cross Cancer Institute.... Read more

Public invited to meet world-renowned cancer expert

Friday, May 26, 2017

The public is invited to hear and meet cancer expert Dr. Simon Sutcliffe at the 2nd Annual Wellspring Edmonton Allard Lecture Series on Thursday, June 1.... Read more

Feeling in control again

Monday, April 10, 2017

Harvey Marchand was not sure he would ever feel comfortable wearing light pants again or riding a bike following a urethral reconstruction he is looking and feeling himself as he cycles down the open ... Read more

At home till the end

Monday, April 3, 2017

When Roger LaPointe found he had metastatic lung cancer last July, he had had enough.... Read more

$20M technology takes precision aim at cancer

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

A $20-million investment in new radiation therapy machines in Edmonton and Calgary will soon help to streamline cancer treatment and improve the patient experience.... Read more

Cross Cancer research spurs dramatic improvement

Friday, February 17, 2017

One-two punch of chemo and radiation helps certain brain-tumour patients live 5.5 years longer, study shows.... Read more

Changing cancer care on a global scale

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Dr. Barry Bultz honoured with Alberta Order of Excellence, Arthur M. Sutherland Award.... Read more

Mammography volunteer detects her own cancer

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Screen Test celebrates 25 years and 2,500 cancers caught early.... Read more

Living Your Best Life with Cancer and Beyond

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

CancerControl Alberta event connects patients with survivors.... Read more

Returning the favour

Monday, April 4, 2016

Grateful cancer patient paying it forward by becoming an oncology nurse.... Read more

Exercise a big plus in beating prostate cancer

Thursday, March 24, 2016

New AHS research shows physical activity after diagnosis helps men live longer.... Read more

High River Community Cancer Centre expansion

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

When 63-year-old high school teacher Scott Forbes learned he had incurable stage four colon cancer in April 2011, he buckled down with a ‘can do’ attitude and faced his impending treatment full on.... Read more

Crafts bring smiles to cancer patients in waiting room

Friday, January 22, 2016

Creativity and Kindness Cart a plus for the Cross Cancer Institute.... Read more

Musical tidings bring comfort and joy

Monday, December 21, 2015

Carollers at Tom Baker Cancer Centre help patients through holiday season.... Read more

Cancer survivor pays it forward

Monday, December 14, 2015

Volunteer shares courage, inspires new patients at Cross.... Read more

Pilot study weighs lung cancer screening for early detection - Calgary Release

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Researchers in Calgary and Edmonton have launched a lung cancer screening study to determine the best criteria for catching the deadly disease while it’s still treatable.... Read more

Breast reconstruction patients having quicker recoveries

Monday, November 16, 2015

Many Calgary women undergoing mastectomy and breast reconstruction are leaving hospital sooner with the expansion of a program that offers a new way of caring for surgical patients.... Read more

Cancer patients, survivors invited to free symposium

Monday, September 28, 2015

SOUTH ZONE – Albertans whose lives have been touched by cancer are invited to register for a free, half-day provincial symposium, Living Your Best Life With and Beyond Cancer.... Read more

Exercise reduces cancer risk in post-menopausal women

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Five hours of physical activity per week is best: study.... Read more

Cycling for a cancer-free future

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Teams to pedal hard on Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer.... Read more

Health-data portal a boon for researchers

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

50,000 Albertans do their part to fight cancer, disease.... Read more

Cancer patient has a brush with hope

Thursday, June 25, 2015

AHS art programs provide an outlet for emotions.... Read more

Alberta cancer rates continue to trend downwards

Monday, February 2, 2015

EDMONTON – The rate at which Albertans are being diagnosed with cancer, or dying from the disease, is continuing to decrease, according to newly released data from Alberta Health Services (AHS).... Read more

Program helps cancer patients overcome severe distress

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Alberta pioneers a global standard of care.... Read more

Fewer patients will need surgery for esophageal cancers

Thursday, January 8, 2015

More Albertans able to undergo minimally invasive procedure.... Read more