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Rebecca smiles for a photo.

Leukemia Led to the Love of her Life

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.

The Mike Gatto Memorial Golf Tournament sign. Golf carts are in the background.

Mike Gatto Memorial Golf Tournament

Many donors have deeply personal reasons for supporting the Tomorrow Stems From You® campaign. Tony Gatto and his family are prime examples.

Jessica Durka smiles for a photo

From Sore Throat to Cancer

Jessica Durka thought she had tonsillitis. She was shocked when testing revealed she had cancer.

Dr. Aly-Khan Lalani smiles for a photo

Reducing the Stigma of Testicular Cancer Care

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.

Krystal Rioux, Dr. Michael Brown, Helaine Guther-Jamesand Dr. Jessica Waserman from the Mental Health Team pose for a photo

Enabling Mental Health Spaces for Cancer Patients

Proceeds from the inaugural Illuminight fundraiser enabled the creation of a mental health program for cancer patients and their families.

Nurse Navigator Elizabeth Vandesompele, Clinical Manager Kathleen Bell and Senior Technologist Kathie Lock pose for a photo next to hospital equipment.

Celebrating Five Years of Excellence in Breast Cancer Care

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 smiles for a photo at the CIBC Breast Assessment Centre

Fellowship Enables Vital Breast Cancer Research

Dr. Mira Goldberg was awarded a Foundation-funded Fellowship, allowing her to embark on a journey of exploration and discovery.

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.

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.”