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Winner Announced for 50/50 Inspiration Lottery

On November 3, 2020, Lori M. from St. Catharines was announced as the grand-prize winner of our 50/50 Inspiration Lottery. Lori took home $81,390!

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Charles and Margaret Juravinski Invest (Again!)

Charles and Margaret Juravinski have turned the tables on the typical birthday tradition of receiving gifts. Instead, Margaret and Charles, who turned 91 on Nov. 1, chose to give a gift – a new investment of $3 million to support health research through the Juravinski Research Institute.

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Expanding Capacity to Care for Patients with Blood Cancers

A newly expanded unit for patients needing treatment for blood cancers such as lymphoma and leukemia officially opened at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre on October 30, 2020. 

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Cellular Therapy to Combat Blood Cancer

“The newest form of cellular therapy we’re conducting is CAR (Chimeric Antigen Receptor) T-cell therapy,” explains Dr. Tom Kouroukis. “We were privileged to be one of the first two sites for adult CAR T-cell therapy in Canada.”

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Navigating Cancer Care for Indigenous Patients

Providing inclusive and effective health care involves understanding and respecting the needs of diverse cultures. That is one reason why the Indigenous Cancer Care Program at Juravinski Cancer Centre is so important.

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Enhancing Care with Diverse Voices and Perspectives

Greater understanding. Innovative thinking. New points of view. These are some of the outcomes when the Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC) at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre holds its bi-monthly meetings.

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Four Local Businesses Join Care4 Program

We are pleased to announce that Vineland Estates Winery, Forsythe Health Care, Joseph Tassoni Face Coverings and Healthy Planet Canada have joined our Care4 cause marketing program.

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New Partnership With Joseph Tassoni

We are proud to partner with Joseph Tassoni, a Burlington-based Canadian high-end fashion brand to develop a custom Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation non-medical face covering this is available for $15.

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Conquering Cancer for his Son

The very sight of food made him feel sick to his stomach. Scott from Niagara Falls was at a family gathering in August 2013 when the nausea and the pain in his lower left side began.

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A New Baby, Business Line and Partnership Amidst a Pandemic

In the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, local businessman Greg Forsythe and his wife Shanon were expecting their first child. At the same time, Greg decided it was time to use his family’s 109-years of experience in blending to develop a new division of Forsythe Lubrication called Forsythe Health Care.