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2017 BRIGHT RUN

Join BRIGHT RUN on September 9 to support local breast cancer research at Juravinski Cancer Centre!
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Young Father No Longer Afraid of Tomorrow

What started as a carefree family vacation for 32-year-old Francis Asis of Milton turned into the fight of his life. Read more

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New Station Shortens Diagnostic Time

A new donor-funded grossing station is enabling the Anatomical Pathology department at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre to study tissue samples with shorter turnaround times than ever before. Read more

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Climb for Cancer Celebrates Success

The 11th annual Climb for Cancer on May 13 was a tremendous success, with over 1,500 participants and nearly 105 teams “stepping in front of cancer” to raise more than $168,000 in support of the Tomorrow Stems From You™ campaign. Read more

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Working Toward a Brighter Tomorrow

A large unexplained bruise on her leg was the first sign of something being terribly wrong. When Dorothy Vernon-Brown of Mississauga visited a walk-in clinic to have the bruise examined, she received the shock of her life. The blood tests revealed that she had cancer. Read more

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Gala Funding Supports Patient Empowerment

Proceeds from The Foundation’s annual gala are supporting an innovative research project focused on “Patient Empowerment and New Models of Personalized Cancer Care.” Read more

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The Centre of Excellence for Breast Cancer Care

Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre is home to the CIBC Breast Assessment Centre, the most comprehensive assessment facility of its type in the region. Read more

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Cancer Journey Leads to a Hopeful Tomorrow

The fatigue kept getting worse. Then the back pain wouldn’t go away. Frank Tousaw of Caistor Centre, near Smithville, visited his physician in 2013 when “things just didn’t feel right.” Read more

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A Luminous Life After Leukemia

Kevin Kowalchuk lives his life to the fullest. He rode across Canada on a 10-speed bike when he was 18 years old. He has also hiked from Mexico to Canada and has climbed many mountains, including part of Everest for the making of an IMAX film. Read more

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Enhancing Health Care, One Home at a Time

“Cancer touches everyone,” says Marcel Leclerc, Broker of Record at Heritage Realty. This is one of the many reasons why the team at Heritage Realty has rallied to support Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre Foundation. Read more