Tags : cancer

Trials underway for new Linac-MR radiation therapy tech

Alberta Health Services has announced that cancer patients will now be treated with new technology from the world’s most advanced radiation therapy in the treatment of tumors. Grants and funding for the project came in at an estimated $25-30 million dollars. Funding was provided by Alberta Cancer Foundation and through the Canadian Cancer Institute ‘We […]Read More

Showing support for colleague facing cancer

Chances are you’ve known someone who has been impacted by cancer. Members of the Taber Fire Department gathered in solidarity of a fellow firefighter who was recently diagnosed with the disease. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, the group shaved their heads in support of their friend and coworker.Read More

Hockey game to support Jack Ady Cancer Centre

Various organizations in our community will be getting ready to don their skates for a good cause on January 15th at the Nicholas Sheran Arena. The Badges versus Bolts Charity Hockey Challenge will pit members of the Lethbridge Lightning against the Lethbridge police, RCMP, and fire and emergency crews. As Video Journalist Micah Quinn explains, […]Read More

Reminiscing on 40th anniversary of Terry Fox’s death

Terry Fox’s impact on Canadians is undeniable. In 1980, Fox embarked on his Marathon of Hope across Canada to raise money for cancer research after his own leg was amputated due to the disease. He ran 5,373 kilometres over 143 days before the cancer spread to other parts of his body forcing him to stop. […]Read More