Fondation Virage

Provide support to cancer patients from the time of diagnosis and throughout their care journey through services, activities and resources.

Service offerings

Kinesiology

Complementary information: Monthly midday conference. Opening hours: Consult the website of the agency for the schedule of activities Location where the service is offered: Greater Montreal Fees:

Information and documentation

Complementary information: Reference to local resources and documentation centre. Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 8 am to 4 pm Location where the service is offered: Greater Montreal Fees:

Massage therapy

Complementary information: Massage therapy service offered by massage therapists specialized in oncology. Opening hours: By appointment Location where the service is offered: Greater Montreal Fees: Possibility of 6 massages at $25

Kinesiology

Complementary information: Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 8 am to 4 pm Location where the service is offered: Hôtel-Dieu du CHUM, Jeanne-Mance Pavilion Fees: Free

Other complementary therapies

Complementary information: Bedside yoga, performed in bed or sitting in the space of a room. Opening hours: By appointment Location where the service is offered: Greater Montreal Fees:

Adaptive lingerie

Complementary information: Bra and girdle for breast reconstruction. Donation of temporary foam or knitted breast prostheses. Opening hours: By appointment Location where the service is offered: Greater Montreal Fees:

Young adult

Complementary information: Kinesiology training group for 18 to 39 year olds, currently undergoing treatment in oncology (chemo, radio, immuno, pre/post surgery). The service is offered free and unlimited, as long as the person is under treatment. Schedule: Tuesdays at 3pm and Thursdays at 1pm. Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 8 am to 4 pm Location where the service is offered: Hôtel-Dieu du CHUM, Jeanne-Mance Pavilion Fees: Free

Support group

Complementary information: Support group for men with prostate cancer. Discussion group for women with breast cancer. Opening hours: Consult the website of the agency for the schedule of activities Location where the service is offered: Greater Montreal Fees:

Hair prosthesis

Complementary information: Loan of hair prostheses and haircutting service. Opening hours: By appointment Location where the service is offered: Greater Montreal Fees: Haircut: $5

Young adult

Complementary information: The child facing a parent's cancer: Project Luron. Opening hours: Visit the organization's website for schedule services Location where the service is offered: Greater Montreal Fees:

Art therapy

Complementary information: Art therapy workshops from the Quebec Cancer Foundation on the second Thursday of the month. Opening hours: Consult the website of the agency for the schedule of activities Location where the service is offered: Greater Montreal Fees:

Other complementary therapies

Complementary information: Yoga workshop, kinesiology, writing workshop for cancer patients. Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Location where the service is offered: Hôtel-Dieu du CHUM, Jeanne-Mance Pavilion Fees: Free

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