Dr. Dave Wilson

Curing Cancer with Joint-Replacement Surgery

While joint-replacement surgery is a relatively common procedure, the level of complexity increases tenfold when a patient has bone cancer.

Dr Luis Morillo in front of a monitor

Evolving Epilepsy Care

The Adult Epilepsy Program at Hamilton General Hospital helps patients become seizure-free.

A photo of the renovated room

Bringing the Great Outdoors Inside

Thanks to donor funding, a multipurpose room used by the Behavioural Health Program at St. Peter’s Hospital has been transformed into an inspiring new space.

Tija Praulins wearing a mask.

The Child-Life Team: Overcoming Challenges During COVID

The Child Life team at McMaster Children’s Hospital has pivoted and adapted quickly to the changing needs of children and youth in hospital during COVID-19.

Richard and Kate Cupido

Innovative Cancer Therapy Gives the Gift of Time

Richard was diagnosed with lymphoma. The groundbreaking new CAR T-Cell therapy was his last option to live a cancer-free life.

Patient Joan Hurst in a hospital bed.

Continuing Complex Care During COVID

As an inpatient at St. Peter’s Hospital during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Joan never felt concerned for her safety in the face of the virus.

Scott smiles for a photo in front of a fence

Conquering Cancer for his Son

The very sight of food made him feel sick to his stomach. Scott from Niagara Falls was at a family gathering in August 2013 when the nausea and the pain in his lower left side began.

Cooper poses for a photo while wearing a winter jacket.

From the Baseball Diamond to Surgery

Cooper’s CT scan showed a large tumour on the right side of his brain. He was immediately transferred to McMaster Children’s Hospital for urgent surgery.

Our Inspiration Lottery winner holding a large cheque.

Winner Announced for 50/50 Inspiration Lottery

On November 3, 2020, Lori M. from St. Catharines was announced as the grand-prize winner of our 50/50 Inspiration Lottery. Lori took home $81,390!

Headshot of David Braley

Honouring the Passing of Mr. Braley

The Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation community is profoundly saddened by the passing of David Braley.