From Adversity to Advocacy: Shannon Kadar’s story
At 40 years old, Shannon Kadar was living her dream. She was married to her high school sweetheart, she had three happy sons, and a fulfilling career. Then she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
Never say die: Jessica Wright's story
39-year-old Jessica Wright has battled various illnesses her whole life and during adulthood, she faced an unprecedented diagnosis of clear cell odontogenic carcinoma in her lungs. Her only treatment option was experimental radiation at the Gerald C. Baines Centre for Translational Cancer Research where she met Dr. Pencilla Lang. Jessica’s treatment was successful and she is deeply appreciative of the Baines Centre for giving her a second chance at life.
Unprecedented $20 Million Gift to Transform Cancer Care for Patients at LHSC Marks Largest Gift Ever to Hospital Foundation in Southwestern Ontario’s History
In a poignant act of philanthropy, the late Archie Verspeeten, a distinguished figure in the trucking industry and a fervent champion for cancer research, has donated an extraordinary $20 million
You make a difference: Celebrating 25 Years of the Breast Cancer Canada Translational Research Unit (BCC-TRU)
Join us on a brief journey through the remarkable timeline of the Breast Cancer Canada Translational Research Unit (BCC-TRU), highlighting the groundbreaking discoveries and extraordinary dedication
Baines Centre for Translational Cancer Research at LHSC gets $1.7 million boost with hopes for more
Today, London Health Sciences Foundation (LHSF) announced a matching gift of $1.7 million gift from Kirk Baines and the Gerald C. Baines Foundation, in support of the London Regional Cancer Program’s
Unlocking hope for healing: Julie Scopel’s story
While patients with cancer may share similar journeys, their unique genetic makeup means their symptoms, prognoses and even treatment responses can vary drastically. And with each variation comes new
Chemo in a time of chaos: Tamiko Ohta’s story
Shortly before moving from Calgary to London, Ontario with her husband and two daughters, Tamiko Ohta discovered a lump in her breast. It took her some time to find a family doctor in the area, and
Transformative $1 Million Gift from Local Philanthropists, Andy & Helen Spriet, Puts LHSC at the Forefront of Unconventional Cancer Treatment
LONDON, ONTARIO – Today, London Health Sciences Foundation (LHSF) is proud to announce a $1 million gift from Andy and Helen Spriet in support of establishing an immuno-oncology research program at