Testimonials

Relive the experiences described in the inspiring stories told by people close to the foundation.
On December 21, 2016, I was told I had a tumour on my parotid gland. Being from Abitibi-Témiscamingue, I was a rather dismayed at the idea of receiving treatment in Montreal. Leaving behind my wife, my boys of two and six and making arrangements to have someone take over the work at my farm would be no small task.
 

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In September 2016, I stayed at the Quebec Cancer Foundation’s  accommodation centre in Sherbrooke for exactly 29 days!
 

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Depuis plusieurs années, je m’implique auprès de la Fondation québécoise du cancer puisque je constate que son appui, et celui de ses donateurs, ont un énorme impact sur la manière dont mes patients abordent les traitements.
 

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The word “cancer” was no longer a death sentence. The word “hope” came to mind. My mission now is to instill that same idea into the minds of all young people in their 20s or 30s who have been diagnosed with cancer.
 

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Quand j’ai lu Libérez les émotions* dans la liste des activités de la Fondation, je me suis dit : « Ça, ça ne sera pas pour moi! ». Et pourtant, Dieu sait si j’en vivais des émotions! 

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That’s how I met Denis. He’s the kinesiologist who helped me continue my physical recovery. For me, this had a positive impact on my psychological well-being, as well. I felt better about myself. I really enjoyed how each session was so personalized. Denis helped me reclaim my body.

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Femme de dos
We met in December – December 2nd at 4:33 pm to be exact.
 
You weren’t on my agenda that day. We didn’t have an appointment. We didn’t even know each other; we weren’t Facebook friends or anything.

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Femme de dos
It was so reassuring to have the chance to discuss my experience freely with someone who had been there. She gave me advice on many things and helped me prepare for the next stages.
 

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Patricia Fitzmaurice
At the hospital, I was given documentation on cancer and the resources available. The wig loan service offered by the Quebec Cancer Foundation caught my attention.
 

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Marie-Claire Ménard
When I started volunteering at the Quebec Cancer Foundation in Estrie, it was a bit by chance. Just over 10 years ago, an ad in the local newspaper caught my attention.
 

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