Quebec Resources

Resource Type
Palliative Companions
Albatros Capitale-Nationale
Albatros accompanies people in palliative care, their loved ones, and the bereaved in the National Capital region free of charge.
Supporting someone diagnosed with prostate cancer
Appui Proches Aidants
If prostate cancer has impacted the lives of yourself and someone you care for? Here are some FAQ's.
Help, resources and tools for people with cancer and their loved ones
Government of Quebec
In Quebec, 12 men a day are diagnosed with prostate cancer, and nearly 900 families lose a loved one to the disease each year. Adenocarcinoma is the most common type of prostate cancer. It accounts for 95% of all prostate cancers.
Living with cancer
Procure has free support and information services to help people affected by prostate cancer and their loved ones. They offer quick access to healthcare professionals available seven days a week via a toll-free support line 1-855-899-2873
Aid Programs
Régie de l'assurance-maladie du Québec
The aid programs managed by RAMQ include financial assistance or technical assistance, such as the provision of a prosthesis. Certain services or prescription drugs are available free of charge. Each program has its eligibility criteria and specific procedure.
Health Insurance
Régie de l'assurance-maladie du Québec
RAMQ administers the Québec Health Insurance Plan. Eligible persons who are registered benefit from various covered health services. Ineligible people can also access these services but must pay for them.
Prescription Drug Insurance
Régie de l'assurance-maladie du Québec
Everyone who has residence in Québec permanently must have prescription drug insurance coverage. Coverage is available through RAMQ’s Public Prescription Drug Insurance Plan. Alternatively, prescription drug coverage may also be obtained through private plans such as group or employee benefit plans.
Access to specialized medical services/Cancer – Radio-Oncologie
Santé et Services Sociaux Québec
Access to specialized medical services/Cancer - Radio-Oncologie, ass well as Access to technical medical services - Surgical oncology
You are at the heart of our concerns
Following a cancer diagnosis, Sercan can help you with your medical transport. As part of their medical transportation service, Sercan provides transportation between your home and the place of your medical appointment for the round trip.
Prostate Cancer
Steinberg Urology - Private Urological Care
Overall overview of Prostate Cancer. Signs and Symptoms, side effects, treatments etc.
Talk to a peer
PROCURE's telephone peer support service allows prostate cancer patients in Quebec to get support over the phone from a patient or caregiver who has already gone through a similar experience to what they are facing. You can also volunteer to provide telephone support.
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