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Coffee Meeting

Free Event - Monday, Novembe 26, 2018 

Location: Square 1 Coffee, 15 Fairway Drive NW, Edmonton (generally 37 Ave 119 Street)

Time: 7:30 PM

Speaker: Al Nak will provide information on Alberta's Skin Cancer Prevention Framework.

 

Global TV Presentation

 

Lisa Brent appeared on Global TV Edmonton Sunday to talk about melanoma and the Strides for Melanoma Walk.

 

https://globalnews.ca/video/4469286/strides-for-melanoma-walk-in-edmonton/

 

She also appeared on CTV Edmonton on Friday, September 14 with the same message.

 

https://edmonton.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1489147

 

 

LEAP Magazine

The Alberta Cancer Foundation  issues a magazine for cancer patients.  This month they are featuring a researcher familiar with ASM, Dr. Michael Smylie.  Please click on the following link for the article.

 

https://myleapmagazine.ca/2018/07/26/research-rockstar-dr-michael-smylie/

 

 

Strides for Melanoma

The Melanoma Network of Canada (MNC) is once again holding "Strides for Melanoma", a walk/run to raise funds for melanoma treatment and research.  It will be held on Sunday, September 23 at Hermitage Park.

 
If you are interested in participating as a walker, runner or volunteer, check out the website at MNC.  
 
The Alberta Society of Melanoma has a team registered for this event.  We are hoping to raise our goal of $1,000.00.  We would appreciate your joining our team, volunteering for this event and/or donating to this worthy cause.

 

Alberta Skin Cancer Prevention Framework

The Alberta Society of Melanoma has been invited to participate in a new project hosted by Alberta Health Services.  Representatives from ASM will be meeting on September 7, 2018 with other representatives involved in preventing skin cancer.  More details to follow.

 

Win4Skin

 

Win4Skin is an associated organization dedicated to raising funds for skin cancer research by a banquet and a golf tournament. 

The 2018 banquet was held on Saturday June 2 at the Blatchford Field Air Hangar at Fort Edmonton Park. The event included a buffet dinner, speeches from Win4Skin community members, a fantastic live and silent auction and a dance to wrap up the night.  For more information on Win4Skin check the website at  https://win4skin.com/banquet/

Below is a video about the organization with a testimonial by our own Lisa Brent.

 

 

Dr. D. W. C. (Bill) Johnston

 

We regret to inform you that Dr. Bill Johnston died February 19, 2018.

Husband to Mary Johnston, he passed away suddenly at the U of A Hospital.
He created the Mary Johnston Chair in Melanoma Research in memory of his first wife.
In lieu of flowers, please join him in supporting this cause by donating in his name.
Check the link at http://albertacancer.ca/billjohnston for an obituary and donation information.
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