In Québec, colorectal cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer-related deaths among men and the 3rd among women. During National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, it is crucial to highlight the importance of early screening, especially for people between the ages of 50 and 74. The risk of having colorectal cancer increases from the age of 50.
If you or your loved ones are at risk, learn more about the benefits and limitations of colorectal cancer screening, and talk to a healthcare professional.
Flu and gastroenteritis viruses are easily spread. If you present symptoms, read the information on flu and gastroenteritis to know what to do and when to consult a doctor. You can also call Info-Santé 811 when necessary. If consultation is required, see the Finding a Resource section.
Anyone looking for a family doctor can now submit their registration form online. The waiting list is now available at http://www.gamf.gouv.qc.ca/index_en.html.
People who are already registered and awaiting a family doctor retain their priority.