For whom?

For business people, managers, employees, colleagues, partners.

Why a support program?

  • To know what to say and do when cancer strikes
  • To obtain confidential assistance
  • To obtain information on the disease, its treatment, symptoms, after-effects, it impact on work, etc.
  • To share your emotions and experiences
  • To talk to a person who has lived through a similar situation
  • To guide you to further resources
We are here for you 1 800 363-0063

Services

Info-Cancer Line

  • Answers and support by phone
  • Literature on all aspects of cancer
  • Telephone contact with someone who has lived through similar circumstances

Nursing intervention in a working group

Conferences:

  • Prevention and cancer
  • When cancer strikes a colleague, a love one…. What to say and do?
  • Segment for company heads: Are you prepared if cancer strikes?
  • The most common cancer types: screening and symptoms
  • Cancer: psychosocial impacts
  • Is there life after cancer?
For further information, contact the Info-Cancer Line at 1 800 363-0063.

Mini-talks on cancer (in French only)

In order to help you deal with cancer-related situations, a staff member the Quebec Cancer Foundation offers a number of short talks aimed at raising awareness about the reality of cancer and to inform you about the resources available to you when cancer affects the workplace. 

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Brochure (in French only)

Quand les mots vous manquent : Lorsque le cancer frappe au travail.

Request your paper copy at 1 800 363-0063.

Suggested readings (in French only):

À la santé de votre retour au travail!

Grégoire, Mélanie; Grégoire, Mylène; Thibodeau, Annick. Un monde différent, 2009, 190 p.

Advice and testimonials for adopting better habits to take control of your personal and professional life.
Borrow it at no charge!

Le cancer pour les nuls

Morère, Jean-François; Bouillet, Thierry; Zelek, Laurent. Éditions First Grund, 2011, 295 p.

“The objectives of this book, which aims to be general, are simple: to bring to a non-specialist all the knowledge he or she needs to have a basic understanding of this disease, to give the necessary foundation and the desire to delve into more specialized works. This book is intended for all those who wish, through simple curiosity or necessity, to know the basics about the various types of cancer and their treatment.” (Extract - translated - page 1)
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Approcher la personne qui souffre

Journois, Violaine. Nouvelle Cité, 2010, 157 p.

Pointers and tools to help those who suffer. We learn to be present without being overwhelmed, to be effective without being controlling, to be in a real relationship, to accompany others, to lighten their burden.
​Borrow it at no charge!