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Sue Hewitson smiling while standing outdoors.

The Day the Cancer Returned

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 Kiers smiles for a photo

“Anyone with Lungs can get Lung Cancer”

Joanne was shocked when she was diagnosed with lung cancer in November 2013 – despite never smoking a day in her life.

Frank Tousaw smiles for a photo.

The John Deere Foundation Of Canada

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.

Syl smiles for a photo

“I Had a Matter of Months to Live”

“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.”

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.

Physiotherapist Kaitlyn Young (left) assists Patient Scott on the exercise bike.

Cancer Care in the Gym

The gym is an important part of the Musculoskeletal Oncology Rehabilitation Unit at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre.

Paul poses for a photo.

Back in Action with Brain Cancer

“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.

A nurse is using her stethoscope on a patient in a hospital bed.

Enabling Mental Health Support for Cancer Patients

Mental health matters in cancer care. Read more

Astrid Quenneville speaking to a colleague.

Food for Thought about Cancer and Nutrition

Food is fuel for the body. For cancer patients, having the right fuel is more important than ever. Read more

A staff member wearing blue gloves is testing blood samples.

Unraveling Cancer Genes

Every patient’s cancer is unique in terms of its genetic makeup and how it responds to various forms of treatment. Read more