When you see this term on your prescription, it means that you must meet with a sleep respirologist (pulmonologist) who will perform a clinical and physical assessment. This specialist can identify your risk of sleep apnea and determine the appropriate test to obtain an accurate diagnosis. The meeting can be held at a Biron clinic and is covered by the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec.
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Breast cancer: This is a malignant tumour made up of many cancerous cells. It should be noted that breast cancer is not the most common cause of breast pain, as patients of this disease are often asymptomatic.