After experiencing weakness and pain in his legs, Bill’s family physician sent him to the Emergency Department at Hamilton General Hospital. An MRI revealed that two of the discs in his spine were in danger of rupturing.
Caleb was suffering from diabetic ketoacidosis, a potentially life-threatening condition in which the body produces too many acidic ketones due to a lack of insulin. If untreated, it can cause fatal organ failure.
Tracey began to experience severe stomach cramps in the middle of the night. She felt nauseous and became extremely pale.
Raynham’s brain was swelling and her body systems were shutting down. She was at high risk of suffering a stroke and having permanent brain damage if she survived at all.
The seizures came without warning one day in September 2019. An MRI scan led to a devastating diagnosis of glioblastoma – a type of brain cancer.
Irma Radzick from Hagersville is well acquainted with the neurosciences team at Hamilton General Hospital – she credits them with saving her life.
Desirae’s diagnosis was devastating, but nothing could have prepared her family for what lay ahead.
The CIBC Breast Assessment Centre has a high-risk screening program for individuals with a significantly increased risk of breast cancer.
For ten years, Lynne from Dundas lived with the stressful knowledge that she would someday require surgery.
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.