Testimonials

Relive the experiences described in the inspiring stories told by people close to the foundation.
"Sure, there’s the science. Surgery, radiation, chemotherapy... treatments for the body. But you also need healing for the heart and soul."
 

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"When I'm at the Foundation, I feel encouraged to do what does me good."
 

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Au niveau professionnel, j’aimerais mettre en place une meilleure prise en charge des patients atteints de cancer, qu’ils puissent bénéficier de notre expertise en nutrition dès le début de leur traitement.

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I consider myself an accomplished artist.

I’ve played the harmonica since the age of seven, and I’m not embarrassed to go on stage to give a show. Not embarrassed at all -- but a little nervous all the same.
 

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I was 57 when I was diagnosed with breast cancer with metastases in the axillary lymph nodes.

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I had my first breast surgery following a cancer diagnosis in October 2015. I had to have a second operation in December 2015 due to an infection.
 

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It was a friend who introduced me to the Quebec Cancer Foundation. She had used their services when she had breast cancer. I was first introduced to art therapy, then to the Info-cancer Services, including the Library.
 

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The Quebec Cancer Foundation was very good to me throughout the entire process of my treatment for breast cancer.
 

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When a great friend of mine died of brain cancer, my life turned upside down. The first thing I did after the funeral was to go onto the Internet to see how I could offer my support to others facing this disease.
 

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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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