Association du cancer de l’Est du Québec (ACEQ)

Supporting, helping, doing good, for the well-being of people with cancer and their loved ones: this is our reason to exist.

Service offerings

Financial help

Support group

Check the organization's website for the schedule of activities. Rimouski. Face-to-face; possibility of forming a virtual group if needed.

Adaptive lingerie

Sales service for adapted bras, breast additions, post-operative camisoles, swimwear and bikini prostheses or stockings and compression sleeves. By appointment. Rimouski, Magdalen Islands

Psychologist and social worker

Psychosocial support is a professional and confidential service available Free. of charge, at all stages of the disease: during the investigation period, during or after cancer treatment. Service at home, in telephone follow-up, individual or family meetings, provided by a human relations officer in collaboration with health care workers. Free. By appointment. Rimouski-Neigette


Hôtellerie Omer-Brazeau : 38 rooms in double occupancy or as private rooms adapted for wheelchair users. Patient or companion referred by his/her physician for cancer related services: $28/day; Patient or companion referred by a physician for non-oncology services: $42/day. Monday to Friday from 8.30 am to 4.30 pm (office) and open 24/7 (lodging at the Hôtellerie Omer-Brazeau). All of Eastern Quebec: Rimouski, Matane, Kamouraska, Matapédia, Sept-Îles, Gaspésie and the Magdalen Islands

Massage therapy

Table massages given by certified oncology massage therapists.Chair massage therapy service in the oncology clinic provided free of charge at the oncology department of the Rimouski and La Pocatière Hospital. Free. In the oncology clinic, $27 per hour for tabletop treatments offered in the hotel. Depending on purchase. for table massages. Rimouski, La Pocatière

Information and documentation

Programming of the web channel offering a full range of workshops, conferences and online training. Free. At all times. Abitibi-Témiscamingue; Capitale-Nationale; Mauricie; Estrie; Montréal; Outaouais; Abitibi-Témiscamingue; Côte-Nord; Nord-du-Québec; Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine; Chaudière-Appalaches; Lanaudière; Laurentides; Montérégie; Bas-St-Laurent; Saguenay-Lac

Hair prosthesis

Free loan of hair prostheses. Loan available on the spot or via the organisation's website. Depending on the purchase. Rimouski, Matane, Sept-Îles

Hair alternative

Workshops on hair alternatives available online on the platform'. Free of charge. Monday to Friday from 8.30 am to 4.30 pm. Consult the organization's website for the schedule of activities. Rimouski

Breast prosthesis

Sale and fitting of breast prostheses. Depending on the purchase. Rimouski and the Magdalen Islands

Other complementary therapies

Qi gong workshops, yoga (available online), zootherapy, foot reflexology service, musical workshops, relaxation workshops. Most of the services are free of charge with a few exceptions Monday to Friday from 8.30 am to 16 pm 30 (office), open 24/7 (accommodation at Hospitality Omer Brazeau Rimouski

Support group

Support for people affected by cancer. Schedule of activities available on the agency's website Sept-Îles - House community organizations in Sept-Îles, 652, avenue de Quen tel: 418 968-0600


Free sessions and physical assessments. Group exercise sessions. Program 'Move for a better life' in collaboration with Physiothérapie Mouvement Plus. People affected by cancer at all stages of the disease and their families Move for Life Program: $20 Consult the schedule on the organization's website K.R.T.B. Occupational Therapy Clinic located at 238 Lafontaine Street, Rimouski

Art therapy

Introductory art therapy workshop offered on site and accessible online on the platform. This service is temporarily suspended due to COVID-19 Rimouski