When it comes to clinical trials, Alberta is a leader in the country. These trials are essential to finding new ways to treat, detect and prevent cancer and improve the quality of life for cancer patients. In this issue, we take a closer look at clinical trials and explore the
For many Albertans facing cancer, their journey doesn’t end when treatment does. Cancer survivors and thrivers require specific care and support to help them navigate their new normal, and the Alberta Cancer Foundation helps fund many of these essential resources.
From acknowledging cultural barriers and increasing access to screening programs to talking openly about diagnosis and sexual health, we explore how solutions for addressing stigma around cancer have evolved for the better.
From understanding clinical trials to talking about end-of-life, we take a closer look at how patients, family members, doctors and care providers continue to find new and productive ways to communicate clearly and effectively.