Langham Mayor John Hildebrand and family returned home to Langham on Thursday night, December 12. The Hildebrand family has been in Edmonton since late August, where seven-year-old Caleb Hildebrand has been undergoing chemotherapy treatment for lymphoma cancer at Stollery Children’s Hospital. Continue reading “Langham Mayor and family back home for Christmas”
Caleb Hildebrand, the seven-year-old son of Langham Mayor John Hildebrand, is well on the road to recovery after being diagnosed with stage four lymphoma cancer three months ago.
On Wednesday, November 20, Caleb completed his final round of chemotherapy treatment at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton. Continue reading “Langham Mayor’s son completes cancer therapy”
A community-wide walk is slated for Monday, September 9 in Langham to show support for those directly affected by cancer.
A grassroots group known as ‘Frigg Cancer’ began about two years ago with the goal of raising funds to help families meet medical and other expenses as they battle cancer, according to Kimberly Hagglund, one of the group’s organizers.
Volunteers with the organization also pitch in and help affected individuals and families with everyday tasks.
For the past two years, the group has organized a walk through town and raised hundreds of dollars for families in Langham, Borden, Dalmeny and area.
But this year, the group is stepping up its profile in an effort to help a special young person.
Seven-year-old Caleb Hildebrand, the son of Langham Mayor John Hildebrand, was diagnosed with stage four lymphoma at the end of August. The Hildebrand family, including Caleb’s two younger siblings, are currently staying at Ronald McDonald House in Edmonton while Caleb undergoes chemotherapy treatments, which could take several months. Continue reading “Langham group offers support to cancer patients”