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Opal: a Dream Tool for Cancer Patients
Wednesday July 10th, 2019

In June 2019, the Opal application won the Prix d’excellence du Ministère de la Santé et des Services Sociaux for the quality of its technology and its significant impact on the lives of the patients who use it. The Montreal General Hospital Foundation is proud to have contributed to this innovative project thanks to the …

Thanks2Music
Wednesday June 26th, 2019

Music is powerful. It can invigorate, comfort and heal. It provides people with a sense of community and belonging. Music can also help you care for your mental health. From July 2nd to August 10th, 2019, people are invited to use #Thanks2Music to take part in the online conversation highlighting the role of music in …

Release of the 2018-2019 Annual Report
Monday June 17th, 2019

Thanks to you, we raised $15.9 M in donations during the 2018–2019 fiscal year and we have been able to support our medical teams in their research projects and development of clinics and programs centred on patients and their experiences.

One More Step Towards Women’s Mental Health
Monday June 17th, 2019

The 2019 edition of the PHARMAPRIX AIMEZ. VOUS. Course pour les Femmes raised $221,820 for the Montreal General Hospital Foundation, in support of the Mental Health Mission of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC).

In memory of Dr. Douglas Kinnear
Wednesday May 15th, 2019

It is with sadness that we share with you the news of the death of Dr. Douglas Kinnear, on May 11, 2019. Dr. Kinnear was a key figure of the Montreal General Hospital, where he spent the majority of his career and where he established the first Gastroenterology Division in Canada. He was founding member …

Nursing in 2019: challenges and opportunities
Wednesday May 8th, 2019

The importance of nurses in our health care system is undeniable. At the Montreal General Hospital, they contribute greatly to the excellent care that we provide to our community and they play a key role in various medical teams.

Giving Breast Cancer Patients Confidence and Dignity Through Plastic Surgery and Reconstruction
Friday March 8th, 2019

Breast cancer affects women and their femininity, often leaving them feeling that their womanhood has been diminished by the disease. A person’s entire life is shaken by such a diagnosis. Then things happen fast: treatment, surgery and if appropriate, reconstruction after the mastectomy or lumpectomy. When treating breast cancer , priority is given to oncology …

MGH Researchers Among Recipients of a Major Grant to Fight Cancer
Thursday January 24th, 2019

Researchers from the MGH are part of the multidisciplinary team that was recently selected for funding through Cancer Research UK’s (CRUK) Grand Challenge competition: a 20 million British pounds grant to explore the links between chronic inflammation and cancer.

Simplify Your Donations
Wednesday January 23rd, 2019

Giving monthly benefits everyone! By joining our monthly donation program, you will have an even greater impact on the care offered to the community. And there are many benefits to changing your regular donation to a monthly donation.

More Than Just Listening, Genuine Understanding
Monday January 21st, 2019

When challenged with mental illness or addiction it’s difficult to see what will come next, to believe that one day our life will get better. It’s all the more difficult when the problem is psychological in nature, affecting our mental health and our ability to keep things in perspective or even to take action. Thankfully, Peer Mentors from the Recovery Transition Program offer another perspective, one of hope and recovery.