It was with great pride that, on January 31, the Quebec Cancer Foundation welcomed the first patient undergoing radiation treatment at the Charles-Le Moyne Hospital as a resident in the Norman Fortier Lodge in Montreal.

André Plante is now able to benefit from a free transport service between Montreal and the hospital to allow him to continue his treatment throughout his stay at the Foundation.
 
It is thanks to the wonderful cooperation between CISSS Montérégie-Est and CISSS Montérégie-Centre that such projects on behalf of people dealing with cancer in Quebec can be realized.
 
“I needed accommodation for the duration of my treatment. My health does not allow me to go back and forth every day between the hospital and my home in Saint-Hyacinthe. On the recommendation of my neighbour who had been lodged by the Quebec Cancer Foundation, I reserved a room at the Norman Fortier Lodge in Montreal. I had known about the Foundation for several years – I had even made a donation! After I have rested a little, I would like to try the complementary therapies offered there. I very much appreciate being able to benefit from the Foundation's services.” Mr. Plante declared.
 
In addition to operating the largest accommodation network in the province, the Quebec Cancer Foundation offers physical wellness and psychological support programs, either free of charge or at little cost.
 
To ensure this new transport service, the Foundation is looking for volunteers willing to donate 3 hours a day to drive residents of the Montreal Lodge to their treatment center.
 
If you want to get involved in the cause, please: The Foundation is working on a similar project aimed at serving more regions and thereby assisting an even greater number of Quebecers dealing with cancer. 

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