Launch of Camie: A New Mobile Game in Support of Leucan

Help a ladybug on her journey while supporting cancer-stricken children

MONTRÉAL, April 26, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Jean-Sébastien Beaulne, a Leucan member and parent, created a mobile game called Camie to thank Leucan for the services provided to his son Émile during his fight against cancer. 

When his son Émile was diagnosed with cancer, Jean-Sébastien Beaulne's life was turned upside down. This terrible news shook up his routine and he lost all his bearings. However, he was able to count on the daily support of the staff of Leucan who listened to him and was there for him through the rollercoaster ride of illness. To express his gratitude to Leucan, he created the Camie mobile game, which launches today.

"When you play the game, you become Camie, a ladybug who must face enemies bigger and more powerful than she is, just like my son did during his fight against cancer," explains the game creator. In addition, Camie must fulfil a crucial mission: eradicate the aphids that have infested the tree and that spend their days eating its leaves, which is harmful to the tree, to draw the analogy with cancer even further. To reach her goal, Camie possesses a few competitive advantages, including the ability to move very fast and to fly for a few seconds at a time, but she must also be on her guard from enemies such as a giant spider and a crow who appear from time to time and attempt to capture her.

Leucan is very happy to count on the generosity of Mr. Beaulne, who will donate $2 to Leucan to support other families like his with each purchase of the game in iTunes, Google Play Store and Amazon.

About Leucan
For more than 35 years, Leucan has been supporting cancer-stricken children and their families from the day of diagnosis through every stage of the disease and its side-effects. As a loyal ally of hundreds of families and thousands of members across Quebec, the Association provides specific and personalized services delivered by a qualified team with a cutting edge expertise. Leucan also funds clinical research and the Leucan Information Centre. With its nine offices, Leucan is present throughout Quebec.

 

SOURCE Leucan

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For further information: Guillaume Rivest, Advisor, Communications and Social Media, Leucan, 514 731-3696, ext. 203, guillaume.rivest@leucan.qc.ca

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