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Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre Foundation

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Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre Foundation, as part of Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation, provides vital funding to enable the best possible patient care at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre. The Foundation inspires and motivates gifts that fund medical equipment and patient amenities, innovative research initiatives, essential redevelopment of clinical care spaces, and the education and training of health care providers.

Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre is one of Ontario’s most comprehensive cancer centres and the only site in south-central Ontario treating all cancers. It is one of three centres in Ontario providing all forms of stem cell transplants supporting patients with blood cancers. It is also home to the Regional Cancer Program, which coordinates cancer care with partners based across Hamilton, Brant, Haldimand, Niagara and Burlington.

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Leukemia Led to the Love of her Life

After a month of intense chemotherapy, Rebecca’s cancer was in remission. However, since the leukemia had a high probability of returning, she was transferred to Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre for a stem cell transplant.
The Mike Gatto Memorial Golf Tournament sign. Golf carts are in the background.

Mike Gatto Memorial Golf Tournament

Many donors have deeply personal reasons for supporting the Tomorrow Stems From You® campaign. Tony Gatto and his family are prime examples.
Jessica Durka smiles for a photo

From Sore Throat to Cancer

Jessica Durka thought she had tonsillitis. She was shocked when testing revealed she had cancer.
Dr. Aly-Khan Lalani smiles for a photo

Reducing the Stigma of Testicular Cancer Care

Testicular cancer is the most common type of solid tumour in men between the ages of 15 and 40, yet many men feel embarrassed to seek medical attention.

Fast Facts – Juravinski

  • the only site in the region treating all cancers
  • home to the region’s only stem cell transplant, acute leukemia and blood cancer programs
  • as home to the Regional Cancer Program, the largest combined volume of chemotherapy visits in Ontario is overseen by Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre
  • the Regional Cancer Program oversees the second largest number of patient visits in Ontario, and includes community-based oncology clinics at hospitals in Brantford and Burlington, and a partnership in Niagara
  • the second largest Preventative Oncology Program based on new patients in Ontario
  • the fourth busiest total joint replacement program in Ontario based on volume
  • one of three hospitals in Ontario providing all forms of adult stem cell transplants.
  • a comprehensive cancer clinical trials program is housed at the Escarpment Cancer Research Institute

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