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Cancer can start to grow in your colon and you may not feel anything or have any symptoms. Luckily, there are tests that can help detect signs of colon cancer.

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Below is a list of where to find more information, including where to get tested,  in each province or territory:

Alberta
Alberta Health Services – Cancer Screening Programs
Screening For Life
Tel: 1-866-408-LINK (5465)

British Columbia
BC Cancer Agency
Colon Screening Program
Tel: 604-877-6200

Manitoba
CancerCare Manitoba
ColonCheck
Tel: 204-788-8635 or toll-free 1-866-744-8961

New Brunswick
New Brunswick Department of Health
Colon Cancer Screening Program
Tel: 506-457-4800

Newfoundland and Labrador
Eastern Health
Newfoundland and Labrador Colon Cancer Screening Program
Tel: 1-855-614-0144

Northwest Territories
Health and Social Services
Screening is available to eligible NWT residents aged 50 to 74 through their health-care provider in all clinics and community health centres.
Tel: 1-800-661-0830

Nova Scotia
Cancer Care Nova Scotia
Colon Cancer Prevention Program
Tel: 1-866-599-2267

Nunavut
Department of Health
No organized colorectal cancer screening program is currently available.
See your health care provider.

Ontario
Cancer Care Ontario
ColonCancerCheck
Tel: 1-866-410-5853 or TTY 1-800-387-5559

Prince Edward Island
Health PEI
Colorectal Cancer Screening Program
Tel: 1-888-561-2233

Québec
Ministère de la Santé et Services sociaux
Québec Colorectal Screening Program
Tel: 1-877-644-4545 or TTY 1-800-361-9596

Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
Screening Program for Colorectal Cancer
Tel: 1-800-667-0017

Yukon
Department of Health and Social Services
Planning for the implementation of a colorectal cancer screening program in the Yukon is currently in progress.
Tel: 867-667-5811 or 867-667-5812 or toll free in Yukon at 1-800-661-0408

Last updated: March 11, 2016

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