Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation has launched the 50/50 Inspiration Lottery, with 50 per cent of the proceeds supporting highest-priority needs at Hamilton Health Sciences and the other 50 per cent awarded to one lucky winner.
Shelley Wickenheiser regularly competes in Ironman triathlons, which are regarded as one of the most difficult races in the world. But on one sunny day in September 2018, Shelley’s future in sports was jeopardized when she was struck by a car while riding her bicycle.
Captain Charles Madder of the Hamilton Fire Department arrived at the top of the gorge with fellow members of the High Angle Rope Rescue team in July 2019. What started as a search-and-rescue mission quickly turned into a life-threatening situation for Charles himself.
We have partnered with Home Instead Senior Care Foundation of Canada and Home Instead Senior Care Hamilton for their GIVE65 initiative to raise funds for St. Peter’s Hospital.
As the Manager of Research Development & Relations at Hamilton Health Sciences, Daniela Bianco is well acquainted with the leading-edge work conducted across the hospital sites. But in July 2018, she experienced this exceptional level of care for the first time as a patient.
To ensure that the needs of the entire family are met, a donor-funded pilot study is aiming to improve the quality of life for cancer patients by addressing the needs of their children.
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.
Kimberly’s pregnancy quickly turned from a joyous occasion to an expectant mother’s worst nightmare.
Kristen Ribble’s pain was caused by ischemia, which is a lack of blood flow and oxygen delivery to certain parts of the body. Her condition caused extensive tissue damage, resulting in a leg amputation.