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Ravinderpal Duggal poses for a photo.

From Headache to Brain Cancer

“It began with a minor headache,” says Ravinderpal Duggal from Brampton. “Then I felt pain on the right side of my body and my vision started to blur.” Read more

A specialist examining blood cells on a computer.

A Closer Look at Cancer Cells

“Our laboratory is a centre of excellence for the region and our experts play an important role in the care of patients with various blood cancers,” explains Dr. Catherine Ross, Medical Lead for the Flow Cytometry and Malignant Hematology Lab at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre. Read more

Representatives from SC Johnson, The Foundation and Hamilton Health Sciences in front of the SC Johnson Medical Diagnostic Unit pin lettering.

Hospital Unit Renamed in Honour of SC Johnson

HAMILTON, ON: In recognition of SC Johnson’s nearly 30 years of support and more than $1.2 million donated to Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre Foundation, the Medical Diagnostic Unit at Juravinski Hospital was renamed the “SC Johnson Medical Diagnostic Unit” on November 7. Read more

Dr. Kara Schnarr holding a custom-moulded mask.

Targeting Cancer with Radiation Therapy

“There are many misconceptions about radiation therapy, but it is an important component of treatment for many cancer patients,” says Dr. Kara Schnarr, Radiation Oncologist at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre. Read more

Dr. Jonathan Sussman smiling

Promoting Exercise for Cancer Patients

Exercise is essential for maintaining a healthy lifestyle, which is especially important for patients with cancer. Read more

Members of team Buck Teeth standing in front of a barn.

Inaugural Illuminight Exceeds Fundraising Goal

HAMILTON, ON: The inaugural Illuminight raised $177,800 (and counting), which exceeded the $150,000 fundraising goal.

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Dr. Rosalyn Juergens smiling outside a building

Creating Change with Cancer Clinical Trials

Knowledge is power, especially when it comes to caring for cancer patients. That is why clinical trials, which are an important part of medical research, are so vital to the future of cancer care. Read more

Patient Sue Clayton smiling outside

Compassionate Cancer Care

The pain in Sue’s left shoulder was probably just a kink in her muscle from sleeping the wrong way – or so she hoped. Read more

Nancy Lewis at Juravinski Hospital

Recovering from Breast Cancer at the Gym

Nancy Lewis grew concerned when she noticed an abnormality in her right breast in 2016. Read more

Deb Martin sitting on a chair in her kitchen

Celebrating Milestones

Deb Martin knew that something was seriously wrong. She had difficulty swallowing and she felt an uncomfortable pressure in her upper abdomen. Read more