and my attitude made
the big difference.”
Commemorative Mural at TAZThe BMX Community, touched by Pascal’s story and his determination, pays tribute to him with the creation of this incredible wall mural at Le TAZ Skatepark in Montreal.
Pascal's family would like to thank everyone involved in this great project: Montreal artists, HEST1 and STARE, the Embassy MTL, Vans Canada, Le Sino store, Le TAZ Skatepark and Pierre Gauthier.
Why a Fund Pascal T Lafontaine?
Today, very little research exists on sarcomas.
Due to their rarity, pharmaceutical companies have little interest investing in sarcoma research.
Extremely toxic chemotherapy treatments have not changed for 50 years.
Philanthropic donations are essential for the advancement of sarcoma research.
Sarcoma cancers affect mainly children and young adults.
Sarcoma cancers are very aggressive, require surgeries and sometimes amputations.
Sarcoma cancers are often asymptomatic and difficult to diagnose.
When the sarcoma recurs, there is no cure.
The average life expectancy of a person with metastatis sarcoma is one (1) year.
There are over 70 types of sarcoma; which makes their diagnosis, treatment and management complex.
The Goals of the Fund Pascal T Lafontaine
Improve sarcoma screening by providing training to primary care physicians.
Increase scientific knowledge and expertise in the field of sarcomas.
Support Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital (HMR) in its goal to become a renowned reference center for sarcomas.
98% of all donations will go to the sarcoma research team at Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital (HMR)
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