No cancer break at CHU Sainte-Justine

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Emilie, 17, has been diagnosed with cancer: Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Follow her journey as she makes a follow-up visit to the Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau at CHU Sainte-Justine.

In this video (French only), the oncology team at CHU Sainte-Justine welcomes a teenage girl diagnosed with cancer for her chemotherapy treatments at the Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau. They also present the numerous measures put in place during the pandemic to ensure the protection of young immunosuppressed patients who are treated in hematology-oncology.

“ People with cancer have not stopped being sick because COVID is raging right now (…) I’m an example; I was diagnosed during the pandemic. So, sincerely, it’s important to continue giving. That’s my message! ” – Émilie, 17 years old, patient at the Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau

Every day, so many young people suffering from cancer have to be brave and courageous to fight the disease.

Lets be there for them.


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