Her Story: YACking with Inkyeong

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YAC Calgary member, Pankti, sat down with breast cancer survivor Inkyeong Cho and her daughter, Gorio, to find out what is was really like for her and her family to face the struggles of diagnosis and treatment of the disease. Continue reading

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CBCF Funded Researcher Gains New Perpectives When Her Friend is Diagonsed with Breast Cancer

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As part of the 2013/2014 Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant Program, the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation – Prairies/NWT was pleased to fund the research of Dr. Ray Amith of the University of Alberta, who is dedicated to finding better ways to treat breast cancer. This past winter, her work hit a little too close to home. Continue reading

“Take me out to the ball game…”

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Batting Against Breast Cancer is a Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation – Prairies/NWT Region(CBCF) slo-pitch tournament that takes place across the Prairies/NWT Region in the following cities; Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Calgary, Red Deer, Regina and Winnipeg. We here at CBCF are now in “full swing” (pun intended) in planning this super fun community event. Interested in supporting CBCF and cheering on your local teams? Read on! Continue reading

Our Inspiration: Nalie Agustin

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Funny girl, warrior princess, dancing queen, blogger extraordinaire – Natalie Agustin (she prefers her nickname, Nalie) is one amazing young woman. A 20-something girl just out of university, Nalie was looking forward to embarking on a new life adventure. But that’s when Nalie got the news. She had stage 2B breast cancer. Continue reading