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2011

Former tanning bed user goes through living hell

December 2011 - New coalition determined to raise awareness of skin cancer risk and push for stronger legislation prohibiting teenagers from using tanning salons


Cash and Cars and More Lottery launched

August 2011 - The Cash and Cars and More Lottery is back with 3,702 prizes worth more than $5.1 million.


Kids win big as protective policy gains momentum

June 2011 - The momentum for smoke-free vehicle legislation in Alberta is growing as Medicine Hat joins the list of municipalities taking a stand to protect kids from secondhand smoke exposure in cars.


Dying for the perfect tan

June 2011 - Young men and women continue to use indoor tanning equipment, despite the increased risk of skin cancer


Thousands of needless deaths can be prevented

May 2011 - Annual Canadian Cancer Statistics report released today with special report on colorectal cancer – the second-leading cause of cancer death in Canada


Promising Alberta cancer researchers awarded Canadian Cancer Society grants

April 2011 - Society commits more than $1.6 million dollars to Alberta-based cancer researchers


Apache Canada ramps up the fight against cancer

April 2011 - Apache Canada Ltd donates $50,000, including a 2009 Dodge Durango SUV and enough money to cover the vehicle’s operating costs for the next three years.