Cyndy McLean was diagnosed with colon cancer, which had metastasized to her liver. After surgery was conducted, a follow-up scan determined that additional treatment was necessary.
Autologous transplants (which use a patient’s own stem cells), are collected from a patient and infused at a later date. The Stem Cell Laboratory plays a vital role in preserving these stem cells.
Donor-funded research is exploring the use of a 3D printer to enhance care for patients with head and neck cancers.
The Rapid Evaluation and Symptom Support Cancer Unit (RESSCU) is an urgent cancer care centre at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre.
Hamilton Health Sciences launched a first-of-its-kind Nurse Practitioner (NP) Fellowship Program in Complex Malignant Hematology (CMH) in Canada.
Tracey began to experience severe stomach cramps in the middle of the night. She felt nauseous and became extremely pale.
Philanthropists Charles and Margaret Juravinski have made a new gift of $3.3 million to accelerate COVID-19-related and brain health research in Hamilton.
Hamilton philanthropists Charles and Margaret Juravinski announced an immediate gift of $3.3 million to help fund urgent research projects. This is their letter to the community.
The seizures came without warning one day in September 2019. An MRI scan led to a devastating diagnosis of glioblastoma – a type of brain cancer.
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.