Making cancer history. You have that power.
Fight for the cause. Fight for a cure. On August 21 and 22, 2021, join fellow Quebecers at the second annual JGH Fight Cancer Challenge. As the only ride and walk that benefits the Jewish General Hospital’s Segal Cancer Centre, you are fuelling vital cancer research, exceptional care, and ground-breaking innovation—right here in our own backyard.
2nd Annual Fight Cancer Challenge — in person!
TOGETHER, WE WILL WIN THIS FIGHT!
Ready, set—GO! Our second annual JGH Fight Cancer Challenge is well underway and we want you to join the fight.
Since 2009, participants, supporters and sponsors like you have raised over $60 million from cancer fundraising events like this one to make a significant difference in the fight against cancer. You can make a direct impact on the lives of thousands of cancer patients. They are our neighbours, our friends, our family.
Cycle on August 21 or walk on August 22, across a range of distances from 10 km to 146 km—the choice is yours! Each individual or team challenge is as unique as the participants and supporters who contribute to the success of this tremendous in-person event taking place just off the island of Montreal.
“Anyone who has heard those three life-changing words ‘you have cancer’ knows what comes next is a whirlwind of emotions—confusion, fear and denial. In the scariest moments of your life, there is something calming about knowing you’re in the hands of the very best medical professionals—and that’s the team at the Jewish General Hospital.”
A CAUSE WORTH FIGHTING FOR
This last year in particular has presented unique challenges affecting cancer patients in countless ways as well as contributed to growing needs at the Segal Cancer Centre.
Your support of the Fight Cancer Challenge means you are playing a crucial role in ensuring that the JGH—Quebec’s top-ranked hospital—and its Segal Cancer Centre remain at the forefront of cancer care and innovation.
In addition to exceptional patient care, the Segal Cancer Centre boasts a thriving cancer research program making breakthroughs in the fields of molecular oncology, cancer genetics, biomarkers in cancer therapy, and the study of new treatments—with a focus on cancers such as breast, ovarian, prostate and leukemia, among others.
Focus on Oncology
Renowned oncologist and Director, Dr. Gerald Batist, shares his unique perspective on the JGH’s Segal Cancer Centre, and how this state-of-the-art facility and incomparable interdisciplinary team are leading the way to provide patients with the most comprehensive approach to care, at each step of their journey—including cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, psychosocial support and nutriti…
$3M Help us raise our 2021 Fight Cancer Challenge goal!
4,000+ Undiagnosed cases of cancer in Quebec during the pandemic
SIGN UP EARLY—AND YOU COULD WIN!
Register today to benefit from our early bird registration discount—only $35, valid until May 15 (use promo code FCC). And, everyone who signs up by that date is also entered into a draw to win 2 Air Canada tickets! Tickets are valid for travel to any scheduled destination in North America including Hawaii, Mexico and the Caribbean.
No minimum fundraising level is required to participate, however, we encourage each participant to raise $1,500 for the fight.
Align your brand with a leader in cancer care, research and innovation. And fuel tomorrow’s discoveries! You have that power. Take advantage today of exclusive and limited opportunities to partner with us in this important signature initiative. There is no better way to make a meaningful contribution to the health of the community.Learn More
“I have so many friends and family that are lost to us well before their time. I tell the survivors if there is anything I can do, not to be shy to ask, but they rarely do. So riding for the Hospital is the easiest way I can think of to fight back.”