Testimonials

Relive the experiences described in the inspiring stories told by people close to the foundation.
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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Félix et Hélène
Four years ago, my son Félix passed away from a rare form of cancer called rhabdomyosarcoma. He was 20 years old. Despite his youth, Félix did more to make his friends and family aware of the beauty and fragility of life than I have ever done.

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Lise Auger
In June 2013, I learned I had breast cancer. I was only 45 and the diagnosis hit me like a real tsunami. I was very much afraid of what lay ahead and I had a million questions.

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Francis Bourbeau
I never thought it could happen to me, especially not at 32. Magalie and I wanted to have a baby, to start our family. Then came the diagnosis: testicular cancer.

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Lyne Lord
March 22, 2013, my ears went deaf and I could hear nothing but the words: endometrial cancer. A gynecologist was announcing it to me over the phone and I couldn’t believe it. One year later, I can tell you that angels held my hand and helped me as I climbed the mountain.

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Lucie Marcotte
When I was diagnosed with breast cancer at 49 years of age, there was a break in my life. It seemed to me that body and soul were going through it together.

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Pierre et Jean
It is a well-known fact that the kitchen is the favourite gathering place for Quebecers! At the Quebec Cancer Foundation, Pierre and Jean are volunteers who prepare meals for residents at the Montreal Lodge as part of its community dinners.
 

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