Ron and Nancy Clark Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapies Unit

Expanding Capacity to Care for Patients with Blood Cancers

A newly expanded unit for patients needing treatment for blood cancers such as lymphoma and leukemia officially opened at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre on October 30, 2020. 

Charles and Margaret Juravinski

Charles and Margaret Juravinski Invest (Again!)

Charles and Margaret Juravinski have turned the tables on the typical birthday tradition of receiving gifts. Instead, Margaret and Charles, who turned 91 on Nov. 1, chose to give a gift – a new investment of $3 million to support health research through the Juravinski Research Institute.

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COVID-19 | Community Recognition

We are so grateful for your financial donations and vital contributions of food and personal protective equipment for the teams at Hamilton Health Sciences.

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Cellular Therapy to Combat Blood Cancer

“The newest form of cellular therapy we’re conducting is CAR (Chimeric Antigen Receptor) T-cell therapy,” explains Dr. Tom Kouroukis. “We were privileged to be one of the first two sites for adult CAR T-cell therapy in Canada.”

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Navigating Cancer Care for Indigenous Patients

Providing inclusive and effective health care involves understanding and respecting the needs of diverse cultures. That is one reason why the Indigenous Cancer Care Program at Juravinski Cancer Centre is so important.

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Enhancing Care with Diverse Voices and Perspectives

Greater understanding. Innovative thinking. New points of view. These are some of the outcomes when the Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC) at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre holds its bi-monthly meetings.

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Investing in the Mental Health of Tomorrow’s Adults

Recognizing the importance of supporting mental health services for pediatric patients and their families, Sobeys Inc. and The Sobey Foundation announced its national partnership with Canada’s Children’s Hospital Foundations.

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The Next Level of Spine Surgery

Advancements in technology used during spinal surgery are providing numerous benefits for patients and surgical teams. Orthopedic surgeons at Hamilton Health Sciences, specifically those at Hamilton General Hospital and McMaster Children’s Hospital, now have the critical equipment to take advantage of those advancements.

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New Nurse Navigates COVID-19 Crisis

Chloe Nicholls was just settling into her new position at St. Peter’s Hospital when COVID-19 changed everything.

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Stopping Frailty in its Tracks

Researchers at St. Peter’s Hospital are unlocking the mysteries of frailty to maximize the resiliency of seniors.