Joanne was shocked when she was diagnosed with lung cancer in November 2013 – despite never smoking a day in her life.
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Ben Fanelli from Waterloo nearly died in 2009. While playing for the Kitchener Rangers, an Ontario Hockey League (OHL) team, the 16-year-old was checked hard during a game and his head smashed into the boards.
“I noticed an unusual lump on my leg in 2009,” recalls Syl Corsini of Lynden. “I went to the local hospital for scans and a biopsy. That’s when I was diagnosed with lymphoma.”
Dr. Wes Oczkowski’s life was in danger, and he didn’t even know it. An intense pain developed in his chest one morning in February 2019 when he was clearing the snow from his car.
Constable Phil Sheldon of Beamsville was attempting to rescue a woman from a burning home in July 2015 when the house exploded, resulting in third- and fourth-degree burns to 50 per cent of his body.
In July 2019, Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre celebrated a major milestone when Dr. Brian Leber performed the thousandth allogeneic stem cell transplant.
The Cameron Family Award provides financial support to nurses, physicians, therapists, and/or allied health members of the pediatric surgery interdisciplinary team.
Most people can enjoy the simple pleasures of eating a peanut butter sandwich or scrambled eggs. But for patients like Jaya from Hamilton, these foods can be deadly.
“Plastic surgery is about more than just outward appearances,” says Dr. Strumas. “It’s about helping patients live life to its fullest.”
The gym is an important part of the Musculoskeletal Oncology Rehabilitation Unit at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre.