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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.”

Charles and Margaret Juravinski.

Juravinski Legacy

Hamilton philanthropists Charles and Margaret Juravinski will create an endowment of more than $100 million.

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

Ravinderpal Duggal poses for a photo.

From Headache to Brain Cancer

“It began with a minor headache,” says Ravinderpal Duggal from Brampton. “Then I felt pain on the right side of my body and my vision started to blur.” Read more

A specialist examining blood cells on a computer.

A Closer Look at Cancer Cells

“Our laboratory is a centre of excellence for the region and our experts play an important role in the care of patients with various blood cancers,” explains Dr. Catherine Ross, Medical Lead for the Flow Cytometry and Malignant Hematology Lab at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre. Read more

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Creating Change with Cancer Clinical Trials

Knowledge is power, especially when it comes to caring for cancer patients. That is why clinical trials, which are an important part of medical research, are so vital to the future of cancer care. Read more

Nancy Lewis at Juravinski Hospital

Recovering from Breast Cancer at the Gym

Nancy Lewis grew concerned when she noticed an abnormality in her right breast in 2016. Read more