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Noelle smiles for a photo.

Donors Enabling the Transition from Patient to Employee

Noelle decided from a young age that she wasn’t going to let cerebral palsy stand in the way of her goals.

Maddie smiles for a photo

Preschooler Conquers Cystic Fibrosis and Cancer

At the age of three weeks, Maddie began more than a year of testing and monitoring with genetic specialists. This led to an official diagnosis of cystic fibrosis. Blood work led to another shocking diagnosis – leukemia.

Clinical Leader Lindsay Bray, Clinical Manager Susan Nall and Occupational Therapist Kimberly Carey Williams point to a augmentative communication device.

Technology Talks

The Technology Access Clinic at Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre provides augmentative and alternative communication devices for patients who are unable to speak or write.

Sarah smiles for a photo

No Defence Against Infection

Sarah from Stoney Creek suffered from frequent ear and chest infections. Despite taking antibiotics regularly, her infections kept returning.

Chase sits on a chair holding a tablet with a chemotherapy pump to his right. To his left is child life specialist, Courtney Knight. Both smile and pose for a photo.

Cancer Can’t Sideline Chase

Chase from Cambridge was an active nine-year-old who was passionate about hitting home runs and scoring goals. Then he found himself unable to participate in sports because of a life-altering diagnosis.

Cash as a baby in the NICU

Clinging to Life after Premature Birth

Tracy was 29 weeks into her pregnancy when she encountered her first complication.

DoraLee smiles for a photo

Caring for a Family with Complex Needs

Tara and Amanda from Hamilton are well acquainted with the services at McMaster Children’s Hospital, as they have adopted multiple children with complex physical or developmental needs.

JoAnn poses for a photo in front a window mural.

Special Spaces for Pediatric Cancer Care

The Foundation will be funding an expansion of the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Clinic, where patients with cancer receive treatment.

Clinical Manager Paul Agar with Medical Co-Directors Dr. Jennifer Couturier and Dr. Natasha Johnson pose in front of a poster with faces of children on it.

A Change of Thinking about Eating Disorders

An eating disorder affects every aspect of a person’s well-being. The Pediatric Eating Disorders Program at McMaster Children’s Hospital takes an evidence-based approach to care.

Celebrating the official opening of The Joyce Family Foundation Inpatient Unit.

New Inpatient Unit for World-Class Pediatric Care

The redevelopment of the inpatient unit provides comfortable and welcoming spaces for patient care.