Calgary Hospital Healthcare Services & Facilities
Calgary Hospital Healthcare Services
There are over 367,000 patients who visit the Alberta Children's Hospital each year. These children and youth range in age from zero to 18 years of age and travel from southern Alberta, southeastern British Columbia and southwestern Saskatchewan. The Alberta Children’s Hospital is the only freestanding, exclusively pediatric facility and research centre between British Columbia and Winnipeg.
is mandated by the government of Alberta under the Cancer Programs Act to coordinate all cancer research, prevention and treatment programs in the province of Alberta. Its services include cancer prevention and screening, public education, diagnosis and treatment, and basic and applied research. It is able to integrate research efforts with clinical practice, ensuring that Albertans benefit from the latest scientific advances in cancer treatment. This comprehensive orientation makes the Alberta Cancer Board a unique agency in Canada.