Patients are at the centre of everything we do at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), and are the reason we at the MUHC Foundation are working to make the Best Care for Life campaign a success. There are countless wonderful stories of care and cure that come out of the MUHC every day.
Having undergone her first operation at only two days old, Tatiana Blasovic (now a happy and healthy teenager) knows the ins and outs of the Montreal Children’s Hospital Site firsthand.
When Patrizia Durante was diagnosed with leukemia she never guessed that stem cells from her brand-new baby’s umbilical cord would help save her life.
Despite nine operations related to melanoma, 87-year-old James Schissler says he feels great thanks to the care he got at the Royal Victoria Hospital Site.
Not everyone who needs a liver and kidney transplant would consider himself or herself lucky—but Rosa Shields counts her treatment at the MUHC amongst her blessings.