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Dr. Brian Leber and Dr. Irwin Walker pose for a photo next to an apheresis machine.

A Legacy of Lifesaving Stem Cell Transplants

In July 2019, Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre celebrated a major milestone when Dr. Brian Leber performed the thousandth allogeneic stem cell transplant.

Imagine Canada logo on a grey and red background.

Imagine Canada Reaccreditation

Imagine Canada applauded Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation for completing the reaccreditation process under its national Standards Program.

Charles and Margaret Juravinski.

Juravinski Legacy

Hamilton philanthropists Charles and Margaret Juravinski will create an endowment of more than $100 million.

Ron Joyce smiling in a dark suit and red tie

Hamilton Health Sciences Remembers Ron Joyce

Ron Joyce is being remembered by Hamilton Health Sciences as an outstanding philanthropist and community builder. Read more

A hospital staff member looking at scans on the neuro-interventional imaging system.

Leading Stroke Care into the Future

Someone suffers a stroke every 10 minutes in Canada, which is one reason why the specialized stroke services at Hamilton General Hospital are so vital to the 2.3 million people who live in south-central Ontario. Read more

Abby holding her brain scan

Brain Tumour Triggers Seizures

Abby was eight years old when she accidentally banged her elbow on a table in 2014. Her body stiffened like a board and her eyes rolled back into her head. Abby was having a seizure. Read more

Patient Patricia McAlister smiling outside

Surviving a Serious Stroke

“I suddenly felt like a ragdoll and started to collapse,” recalls Patricia McAlister, who was at home in Stoney Creek when a spell of weakness hit her in August 2017. Read more

Lisa with her daughter Aspen holding a “3” balloon on the beach.

A Cancer Patient’s High-Risk Pregnancy

“The headaches kept getting worse,” recalls Lisa Allain of Welland. “Then I started to feel nauseous and I was having trouble finding words. I realized that something was seriously wrong after I had a seizure.” Read more

Palliative care patient with caregiver in a common room

Caring About End-of-Life

The final days of someone’s life are as important as any other milestone. Read more

A Legion tray with poppies and a person making a donation

A Legion of Support

“We are passionate about the work we do to help build stronger communities across the province and across the country,” says Marg Emery, President of the Royal Canadian Legion Ontario Command Branches and Ladies’ Auxiliaries Charitable Foundation. Read more