Chase sits on a chair holding a tablet with a chemotherapy pump to his right. To his left is child life specialist, Courtney Knight. Both smile and pose for a photo.

Cancer Can’t Sideline Chase

Chase from Cambridge was an active nine-year-old who was passionate about hitting home runs and scoring goals. Then he found himself unable to participate in sports because of a life-altering diagnosis.

Cash as a baby in the NICU

Clinging to Life after Premature Birth

Tracy was 29 weeks into her pregnancy when she encountered her first complication.

DoraLee smiles for a photo

Caring for a Family with Complex Needs

Tara and Amanda from Hamilton are well acquainted with the services at McMaster Children’s Hospital, as they have adopted multiple children with complex physical or developmental needs.

Verna reads a book in her hospital room next to a window.

A Rare Cardiac Surgery

Verna Ross could have died from heart failure. An extremely rare procedure saved her life.

JoAnn poses for a photo in front a window mural.

Special Spaces for Pediatric Cancer Care

The Foundation will be funding an expansion of the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Clinic, where patients with cancer receive treatment.

Dr. Aly-Khan Lalani smiles for a photo

Reducing the Stigma of Testicular Cancer Care

Testicular cancer is the most common type of solid tumour in men between the ages of 15 and 40, yet many men feel embarrassed to seek medical attention.

Krystal Rioux, Dr. Michael Brown, Helaine Guther-Jamesand Dr. Jessica Waserman from the Mental Health Team pose for a photo

Enabling Mental Health Spaces for Cancer Patients

Proceeds from the inaugural Illuminight fundraiser enabled the creation of a mental health program for cancer patients and their families.

Nurse Navigator Elizabeth Vandesompele, Clinical Manager Kathleen Bell and Senior Technologist Kathie Lock pose for a photo next to hospital equipment.

Celebrating Five Years of Excellence in Breast Cancer Care

In 2019, the CIBC Breast Assessment Centre celebrated five years of being the most comprehensive assessment facility of its type in the region.

Eleanor Churchill smiles for a photo

Standing Strong after a Horrific Fall

Eleanor Churchill was 85 years old when she fell down a flight of stairs in her home.

Clinical Manager Paul Agar with Medical Co-Directors Dr. Jennifer Couturier and Dr. Natasha Johnson pose in front of a poster with faces of children on it.

A Change of Thinking about Eating Disorders

An eating disorder affects every aspect of a person’s well-being. The Pediatric Eating Disorders Program at McMaster Children’s Hospital takes an evidence-based approach to care.