Jessica Durka thought she had tonsillitis. She was shocked when testing revealed she had cancer.
Testicular cancer is the most common type of solid tumour in men between the ages of 15 and 40, yet many men feel embarrassed to seek medical attention.
Proceeds from the inaugural Illuminight fundraiser enabled the creation of a mental health program for cancer patients and their families.
In 2019, the CIBC Breast Assessment Centre celebrated five years of being the most comprehensive assessment facility of its type in the region.
Dr. Mira Goldberg was awarded a Foundation-funded Fellowship, allowing her to embark on a journey of exploration and discovery.
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Sue Hewitson of Jerseyville awoke to such extreme pain that she decided to visit the Emergency Department in Brantford. An ultrasound revealed that a tumour was growing in her kidney.
Joanne was shocked when she was diagnosed with lung cancer in November 2013 – despite never smoking a day in her life.
As a long-standing supporter, the John Deere Foundation of Canada has contributed more than $900,000 to enhance patient care at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre.
“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.”