Media Advisory - Teaming up to Fight Childhood Cancer!

CALGARY, Feb. 16 /CNW/ - All media are invited to attend a celebration of a multi-million dollar gift to the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation in support of childhood cancer research.

    
    Who:         Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation
                 and the Kids Cancer Care Foundation of Alberta

    What:        Multi-million dollar gift announcement in support of
                 childhood cancer research

    When:        Tuesday, February 16, 2010 10:30 - 11:30 am

    Where:       Alberta Children's Hospital
                 Main Gathering Space
                 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW

    Visuals:     7-year-old cancer survivor who benefited from experimental
                 therapies
                 Gift presentation by hospital patient to Kids Cancer Care
                 Foundation representative

    Interviews:  Saifa Koonar, President & CEO, Alberta Children's Hospital
                 Foundation
                 Christine Wandzura, Founder & CEO, Kids Cancer Care
                 Foundation of Alberta
                 Dr. Doug Strother, Director, Pediatric Oncology Program,
                 Alberta Children's Hospital
                 Dr. Steve Robbins, Director, Southern Alberta Cancer
                 Research Institute and Hughes Children's Cancer Research
                 Institute
                 Lisa Colford, mother of 7-year-old cancer survivor,
                 Michael Andrews
    

SOURCE Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation

For further information: For further information: Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation: Jody Schwartz, Senior Associate, Communications, Office: (403) 955-8813, Cell: (403) 889-8669, Email: jschwartz@achf.com

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