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Leucan

550, avenue Beaumont, Montréal, QC, H3N 1V1, bureau 300

Phone 514 731-3696Fax 514 731-2667

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Mission

Leucan is an association born from the meeting of parents of children with cancer and health professionals. Since its founding in 1978, its mission has been to foster the well-being, healing and recovery of children with cancer and to support their families.

Description

Leucan helps more than 2,100 families

Upon the announcement of the diagnosis, Leucan offers children with cancer and their families throughout Quebec a variety of services adapted to their needs, and at all stages of their journey. Leucan is present in all walks of life in the family, whether in the hospital, at home, at school, in social life or on the public scene, with financial assistance reception, emotional support and accompaniment, information, animation and support in the gaming rooms, massage therapy at the hospital and in the region, social and recreational activities, groups of self-help, school outreach, end-of-life and bereavement services.

Clinical research and advocacy

Leucan is active in the four centers of pediatric oncology in Quebec: the CHU Sainte-Justine, the Montreal Children's Hospital of the McGill University Health Center, the CHUQ Mother-Child Center and the CHUS. It invests nearly $ 1 million a year in clinical research costs and funds the Leucan Information Center at the CHU Sainte-Justine Charles-Bruneau Cancer Center, which serves the entire community. Quebec. In addition, Leucan conducts various advocacy actions. In 2002, thanks to Leucan's interventions, an amendment to the Act respecting labor standards gave parents of seriously ill children up to 104 weeks of leave.

Radiation that goes beyond Quebec's borders

In addition to its head office in Montreal, Leucan has eight regional offices and more than 8,400 members. The Association of over 60 employees is supported by nearly 2,000 volunteers. Considered a place of expertise for some of its services such as massage therapy. Leucan is also recognized as a reference center for similar institutions outside Quebec.

Schedule

Monday to Friday 8:30 to 16:30

Contacts (4)

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Stéphanie Côté
Directrice des ressources humaines
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Magalie Odnéus
Coordonnatrice, expérience employé
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Laurence Laplante
Coordonnatrice de projets, communications et expérience employé
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vincent marissal

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