Colon cancer screening resources for each province and territory in Canada

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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)

British Columbia

BC Cancer Agency
Colon Screening Program
Tel: (604) 877-6200


CancerCare Manitoba
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

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

Nova Scotia

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

Health PEI
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

Last updated: March 16, 2017