After being diagnosed with liver cancer, Danny Prosic of Hamilton has beaten the odds even though the disease is too advanced to be cured. He’s grateful for the team at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre. Danny continues to receive immunotherapy so he can keep the cancer at bay and live a good quality of life.

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Sharon Walker of Milton was finally getting back to normal after being rocked by a breast cancer diagnosis in 2015. Six years later, she was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia.

Today, Sharon is gardening, golfing and spending treasured time with her family - made possible by a stem cell transplant at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre.

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Fifteen years after her diagnosis of ovarian cancer, Joahnna Navarro-Lalic of Brampton is alive and thriving, thanks to the leading-edge care she received at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre.

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Visit this page on these dates to watch more inspiring stories of life-changing cancer care:

October 4
October 11

About Illuminight

Illuminight is an annual fundraising event that aims to shine a light on the nationally-leading, life-saving cancer care and research at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre. This year, we’re celebrating Illuminight with a five-part series of stories and videos featuring gynecologic, blood and hepato-pancreato-biliary (HPB) cancer care, as well as cancer research and health equity.

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Shine a light on cancer by sharing this page with your family, friends and colleagues.

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Your Impact

Your donation supports the highest-priority needs of the Cancer Program at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre.

Since 2018, more than $500,000 has been raised through Illuminight. These funds have supported enhancements of RESSCU, a specialized urgent-care program for cancer patients. Funds have also enabled the addition of a mental health program, including the development of appropriate therapeutic spaces to support private and family counseling, and group therapy.

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