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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.

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Imagine Canada Reaccreditation

Imagine Canada applauded Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation for completing the reaccreditation process under its national Standards Program.

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.

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Stepping into the Ring for Charity

Eighteen boxers stepped into the ring, with Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre Foundation and McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation emerging victorious.

Juravinski Research Institute. Charles and Margaret Juravinski.

Juravinski Legacy

Hamilton philanthropists Charles and Margaret Juravinski have shared their resources to support health care research.

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