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Detecting Cardiac Disease in Cancer Patients

Advances in cancer care are helping lymphoma patients live longer than ever, but an increasing number of patients who receive high-dosage radiation therapy are diagnosed with cardiac disease later in life. Read more

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New Event is Shining a Light on Cancer

HAMILTON, ON: Illuminight is a new fundraising event being organized by Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre Foundation to support cancer care in our region. Read more

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Twice as Grateful for Lifesaving Care

“I felt the first lump in my armpit,” recalls Phyllis, who will never forget the day her cancer journey began in 2005. “I searched further and found another lump in my left breast.” Read more

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Activating New Ovarian Cancer Therapies

Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre is home to the only program for treating complex gynecological cancers in the region. Read more

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Complex Liver and Pancreatic Surgeries

Tumours growing on the liver. Cancer of the pancreas or gallbladder. These are complex conditions that require specialized and sophisticated care. Read more

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2017 BRIGHT RUN

Join BRIGHT RUN on September 9 to support local breast cancer research at Juravinski Cancer Centre!
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Young Father No Longer Afraid of Tomorrow

What started as a carefree family vacation for 32-year-old Francis Asis of Milton turned into the fight of his life. Read more

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New Station Shortens Diagnostic Time

A new donor-funded grossing station is enabling the Anatomical Pathology department at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre to study tissue samples with shorter turnaround times than ever before. Read more

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Climb for Cancer Celebrates Success

The 11th annual Climb for Cancer on May 13 was a tremendous success, with over 1,500 participants and nearly 105 teams “stepping in front of cancer” to raise more than $168,000 in support of the Tomorrow Stems From You™ campaign. Read more

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Working Toward a Brighter Tomorrow

A large unexplained bruise on her leg was the first sign of something being terribly wrong. When Dorothy Vernon-Brown of Mississauga visited a walk-in clinic to have the bruise examined, she received the shock of her life. The blood tests revealed that she had cancer. Read more