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.

Shana Greatrix poses for a photo

Close to Her Last Breath

Shana Greatrix from Port Ryerse had trouble catching her breath. Unbeknownst to her, she was dangerously close to losing her life.

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.

Verna reads a book in her hospital room next to a window.

A Rare Cardiac Surgery

Verna Ross could have died from heart failure. An extremely rare procedure saved her life.

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.

Dr. Brian Leber and Dr. Irwin Walker pose for a photo next to an apheresis machine.

A Legacy of Lifesaving Stem Cell Transplants

In July 2019, Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre celebrated a major milestone when Dr. Brian Leber performed the thousandth allogeneic stem cell transplant.

Imagine Canada logo on a grey and red background.

Imagine Canada Reaccreditation

Imagine Canada applauded Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation for completing the reaccreditation process under its national Standards Program.

Jaya is reading a book in her bed.

Life-Threatening Allergies

Most people can enjoy the simple pleasures of eating a peanut butter sandwich or scrambled eggs. But for patients like Jaya from Hamilton, these foods can be deadly.

Karolyn Pinili smiles for a photo.

Two Strokes in Three Days

“I started to have double vision,” recalls Karolyn Pinili of Stoney Creek. “Something was definitely wrong, so I went to the Emergency Department at Hamilton General Hospital.”

Paul poses for a photo.

Back in Action with Brain Cancer

“I suddenly started struggling to say simple words and common phrases,” says Paul Salazar of St. Jacobs, who was at the office in 2015 when the trouble began.