In 2012 Regina’s Jordana Buchan thought she was through the worst of her health issues. She’d been diagnosed with MS in 2005, and by 2012 the disease was stable. In March of that year, the mother of two’s world was turned upside down. She was diagnosed with Stage 4 Breast Cancer after finding a painful […]
Nora Yeates, CFRE – CEO
Nora Yeates is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Cancer Foundation of Saskatchewan (CFS). Nora has spent the last 15 years advancing her skills and knowledge through her work at the Canadian Cancer Society, Hospitals of Regina Foundation and most recently, the University of Regina.
Why The C95 Radio Marathon Should Matter To Everyone
Find out why the C95 Radio Marathon should matter to all of us.
Fuel Good Day Raises $68,800 for Cancer Patients and their Home Away from Home
$68,800 is being donated to the Cancer Foundation of Saskatchewan’s (Foundation), Regina Cancer Patient Lodge (Lodge) Renewal Campaign. The donation is thanks to Sherwood Co-op and the Co-op Refinery Complex’s Fuel Good Day.
Annual Ride for Breast Cancer Screening
For many motorcycle riders in Regina and the surrounding area, September is special. On the third Sunday, riders gather at Prairie Harley Davidson for the Annual Ride for Breast Cancer Screening. Together, they celebrate loved ones in remission or their cancer journey. They also remember those lost to this devastating disease.
C95 Radio Marathon for Breast Cancer ResearchOctober 22, 2020
The C95 Radio Marathon for Breast Cancer Research takes place on October 22, 2020, and will celebrate 21 years this fall raising over $4.8 million for breast cancer research conducted in Saskatchewan.
Cancer has affected Regina’s Troy Kocur in many ways. If there is one positive, it’s that his diagnosis has given him a new perspective on life.
Notice of Annual General Meeting
The Cancer Foundation of Saskatchewan will hold its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 2 p.m.
Crystal Stark is thankful to have the Regina Cancer Patient Lodge in her life.
Thom Carnahan considers the Regina Cancer Patient Lodge (Lodge) an essential service. He’s used the Lodge almost every time he’s needed to come to Regina for appointments and treatment at the Allan Blair Cancer Centre (ABCC). The resident of Canora, north of Yorkton, is battling prostate cancer.
Shannon Martin of Saskatoon recently marked an anniversary no one wants to have. It’s been two years since she was diagnosed with breast cancer.
Louise Bird – Regina Cancer Patient Lodge
Louise Bird has beaten breast cancer twice. That is no small feat. Her cancer journey has taught her many things. Most important is how much the little things matter when undergoing treatment.
Jakki Crowe – Director of Development
As the Director of Development, Jakki Crowe comes to the Foundation from the RCMP Heritage Centre and 16 years with the Hospitals of Regina Foundation. Jakki currently serves on the board of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) south Saskatchewan, and is a member of the Canadian Association of Gift Planners (CAGP).
Choc’laCureOnline 50/50 Draw - November 13, 2020
The Choc’laCure Gala will not be held in 2020 due to the pandemic. Fundraising efforts have gone virtual with an online 50/50 draw supporting the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency’s, Saskatoon Cancer Centre HDR Brachytherapy Program. Click the Learn More button to purchase 50/50 tickets.
Dr. Stewart McMillan – Chair
Dr. Stewart McMillan is a full-time family physician in Regina who has been practicing for 45 years. Dr. McMillan has served as President of the Saskatchewan Medical Association (SMA), College of Physicians and Surgeons, and the Medical Council of Canada. He’s been honoured with a Saskatchewan Health Care Award of Excellence (2005), and being named Saskatchewan Family Physician of the Year by the Canadian College of Family Physicians (2011).
A Small Act of Kindness Can Mean So Much
Lana Zulak of Wynyard, Saskatchewan is living proof how a small act of kindness can make all the difference for someone during a dark time.
Foundation Receives Over $83,000 from Fuel the Fight Day
The Cancer Foundation of Saskatchewan (Foundation) is honoured to receive a donation of $83,193 from the Sherwood Co-op and Co-op Refinery Complex’s Fuel the Fight Day held on December 10, 2019.
It can be tough to find the positive when you are told you have cancer but Lisa Davidson from Regina tried to do just that. Just before the Labour Day Long Weekend in 2016, her suspicions were confirmed…breast cancer.
Sam Kliman has an attitude…and it was an important part of his cancer journey. Ten years ago the Regina resident was in his early 30’s and enjoying life; golfing, staying fit, hanging out with friends and loving his job.
You can’t help but be impressed with Louise Bird’s attitude. The two-time cancer survivor, mother to four children, one step-child and grandma to ten grandchildren had a simple mantra while battling breast cancer.