Colon cancer screening resources for each province and territory in Canada
Colon cancer can start to grow even if you do not have any symptoms. Luckily, there are are tests that can help detect signs of colon cancer before it’s too late.
Below is a list of resources for each province and territory, including where to get tested:
Alberta Health Services – Cancer Screening Programs
Screening For Life
Tel: 1 (866) 408-LINK (5465)
BC Cancer Agency
Colon Screening Program
Tel: (604) 877-6200
Tel: (204) 788-8635 or toll-free 1 (866) 744-8961
New Brunswick Department of Health
Colon Cancer Screening Program
Tel: (506) 457-4800
Newfoundland and Labrador
Newfoundland and Labrador Colon Cancer Screening Program
Tel: 1 (855) 614-0144
Let’s Talk About Cancer
Screening is available to eligible NWT residents aged 50 to 74. Testing is done through a health-care provider and is available at all clinics and community health centres.
Tel: 1 (800) 661-0830
Cancer Care Nova Scotia
Colon Cancer Prevention Program
Tel: 1 (866) 599-2267
Department of Health
There are no organized colorectal cancer screening program 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
Tel: 1 (888) 561-2233
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
Tel: 1 (800) 667-0017
Department of Health and Social Services
Planning for 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