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

Lisa with her daughter Aspen holding a “3” balloon on the beach.

A Cancer Patient’s High-Risk Pregnancy

“The headaches kept getting worse,” recalls Lisa Allain of Welland. “Then I started to feel nauseous and I was having trouble finding words. I realized that something was seriously wrong after I had a seizure.” Read more

Representatives from SC Johnson, The Foundation and Hamilton Health Sciences in front of the SC Johnson Medical Diagnostic Unit pin lettering.

Hospital Unit Renamed in Honour of SC Johnson

HAMILTON, ON: In recognition of SC Johnson’s nearly 30 years of support and more than $1.2 million donated to Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre Foundation, the Medical Diagnostic Unit at Juravinski Hospital was renamed the “SC Johnson Medical Diagnostic Unit” on November 7. Read more

Dr. Kara Schnarr holding a custom-moulded mask.

Targeting Cancer with Radiation Therapy

“There are many misconceptions about radiation therapy, but it is an important component of treatment for many cancer patients,” says Dr. Kara Schnarr, Radiation Oncologist at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre. Read more

Walter Craig in his office

Walking the Path

A diagnosis of cancer was the last thing he expected. Read more

Palliative care patient with caregiver

Caring About End-of-Life

The final days of someone’s life are as important as any other milestone. Read more

Dr. Jonathan Sussman smiling

Promoting Exercise for Cancer Patients

Exercise is essential for maintaining a healthy lifestyle, which is especially important for patients with cancer. Read more

Ron Gardner standing next to framed prints.

Place a Bid and Make a Difference

Ron Gardner, the President of Funding Innovation, is grateful for the life-saving care he received at Hamilton General Hospital. Read more

Banner for the 2019 Gala The Greatest Show featuring a circus performer

The Greatest Show – Gala 2019

Gala is the signature fundraising event for Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation.