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Mala Sharma-Singh  Story Image
Mala Sharma-Singh came to the Emergency Department (ED) at Etobicoke General Hospital with abdominal pain that felt familiar and frightening. “I’d had a bowel obstruction before and knew the feeling. I could feel the pain in ...
Rosemary Pauer Story Image
In 2009 Rosemary Pauer learned she had an incurable type of blood cancer. She’s responded well to treatment and credits Dr. Stephen Reingold, Senior Medical Oncologist, Brampton Civic Hospital, with keeping her active and feelin...
Roger Smith Story Image
Roger Smith was in Newfoundland supporting his father through the final stages of cancer when he felt the lumps in his neck. “I had an idea it was cancer. My mom passed away from cancer and my dad was dying of cancer, so I was s...
Kashmir Singh Sandhu Story Image
Kashmir Singh Sandhu has been a supporter of Brampton Civic Hospital since it opened. He couldn’t foresee at that time, however, how his monthly donation would impact him personally.    It started as a regular day ...
Omar Jamal Story Image
“All I could think about was running away and getting out of there.” That was Omar Jamal’s reaction in 2017 when he was told his leg would have to be amputated. Since an injury in 2004, he had coped with an infected ...
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