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

Amanda and Olive

A Baseball-Sized Brain Tumour

Olive was vomiting with alarming regularity. The five-year-old from St. David’s began complaining about pain in her eyes and she was uncharacteristically lethargic. Read more

Warren Morrison smiling

A Gaming Guild

Warren Morrison is on a mission. As a member of Hamilton’s Extra Life Guild, his goal is to increase awareness and recruit gamers to fundraise for McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation. 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

Laura Smith at the SA/DVCC

A Place of Comfort and Confidentiality

“We believe you and we’re here to support you.” Read more

MacKid Mila and McMaster Children's Hospital

Caring for Children with Cancer

A parent’s world is turned upside down when a child is diagnosed with cancer. 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

A Legion tray with poppies and a person making a donation

A Legion of Support

“We are passionate about the work we do to help build stronger communities across the province and across the country,” says Marg Emery, President of the Royal Canadian Legion Ontario Command Branches and Ladies’ Auxiliaries Charitable Foundation. Read more

Staff at The General using a training dummy.

When Every Second Counts

On average, the specialized trauma team at Hamilton General Hospital is called into action to save a life more than twice a day. Read more