After a month of intense chemotherapy, Rebecca’s cancer was in remission. However, since the leukemia had a high probability of returning, she was transferred to Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre for a stem cell transplant.
Dan Maloney passed away at age 69 after a nearly 10-year battle with colon cancer. Thanks to a generous donation left in his will, Dan continues to make a vital difference for patients.
Jessica Durka thought she had tonsillitis. She was shocked when testing revealed she had cancer.
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.”
“I suddenly started struggling to say simple words and common phrases,” says Paul Salazar of St. Jacobs, who was at the office in 2015 when the trouble began.
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