Testimonials

Relive the experiences described in the inspiring stories told by people close to the foundation.
Réjean Racine
I needed 38 radiation therapy sessions over eight weeks, so I decided to stay at the Sherbrooke Regional Centre and Lodge of the Quebec Cancer Foundation. That way, I didn’t have to make the long trip from my home to the hospital every day.
 

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Lise Beaulieu
A lot of people have cancer and many feel overwhelmed when faced with such an ordeal. This is why it became crucial for me to spread the word about the Quebec Cancer Foundation. 

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Maurice Gohier
For me, cancer is a family matter. Many members of my family have been faced with this disease.
 

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Raymond Cloutier
​I frequently accompanied my wife to the Quebec Cancer Foundation centre in the City of Quebec. As a cancer patient, she benefited from the support services of the Foundation.
 

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Dolores Chavanelle
At the Foundation, a team of compassionate volunteers and employees welcomed me. I also found great comfort in the other residents. We were all coping with a similar situation and supporting each other in our journeys.

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Martine Chartrand
Having cancer at the age of 30 turns your life upside down. There are obstacles to be overcome and losses to be mourned, but life is so beautiful that I keep charging ahead, not thinking about tomorrow.
 

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Gabrielle
My name is Gabrielle. I’m 23 years old and I volunteer for the peer matching telephone service at the Quebec Cancer Foundation.

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Jacqueline Guévin - di Stasio
One of the residents at the Montreal Lodge shared with us the tremendous support he received from Jacqueline Guévin - di Stasio, an exceptional volunteer who has been facilitating coffee get-togethers.

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Johanne Philipps
I have always looked after myself, I’m active, a non-smoker and still, one fine morning, I discovered a lump that was to become my worst nightmare. In September 2014, I received the news that I had breast cancer.

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Marie Claude Chevrette
I was only 32 when I was diagnosed with cancer. I felt invincible back then. I was just days away from getting married and had recently launched my own business, Éconeau. Things were going well. I never dreamed that something like this could happen to me.

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