March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. This is an opportunity for people (healthcare providers, patients, survivors and caregivers) to help provide education and awareness about the disease.
Assembly of First Nations Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy talks about his experience as a colorectal cancer survivor, and the benefits to screening and early detection.
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Dr. David Armstrong, Chair, National Colorectal Cancer Screening Network, talks to Dr. Heather Bryant about colon cancer screening.
Dr. Catherine Dubé talks about the importance of colon cancer screening for all Canadians over age 50
Colon cancer is Canada’s third most common cancer. Learn more about why you should be getting screened if you are over the age of 50.
The Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada (CCAC) is dedicated to increasing awareness of colorectal cancer.
Are you treating your colon like the five feet of fabulous that it is?
CancerCare Manitoba’s ColonCheck is focused on increasing colon cancer screening rates in the province.
Colonversation is a national resource for all Canadians to learn more about the importance of colon cancer screening.
Learn more about colon cancer screening programs in Canada.
Using an at-home test is the first step in screening for average risk Canadians over the age of 50. Learn more about how to use this test.
This information compares current colon cancer screening guidelines and evidence-based recommendations in order to identify leading practices.