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 Health Services – Cancer Screening Programs
Screening For Life
Tel: 1-866-408-LINK (5465)
BC Cancer Agency
Colon Screening Program
Tel: 204-788-8635 or toll-free 1-866-744-8961
New Brunswick Department of Health
Colon Cancer Screening Program
Newfoundland and Labrador
Newfoundland and Labrador Colon Cancer Screening Program
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.
Cancer Care Nova Scotia
Colon Cancer Prevention Program
Department of Health
No organized colorectal cancer screening program is currently available.
See your health care provider.
Cancer Care Ontario
Tel: 1-866-410-5853 or TTY 1-800-387-5559
Prince Edward Island
Colorectal Cancer Screening Program
Ministère de la Santé et Services sociaux
Québec Colorectal Screening Program
Tel: 1-877-644-4545 or TTY 1-800-361-9596
Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
Screening Program for Colorectal Cancer
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