Mails home screening kits to all Nova Scotians aged 50 to 74 with the goal of preventing colon cancer, or finding it early when treatment is most effective.
Residents of Nova Scotia between the ages of 50 and 74 and who have a valid Nova Scotia health card
Residents of Nova Scotia between the ages of 50 and 74 and who have a valid Nova Scotia health card, will automatically be mailed a kit. The kit will be mailed out just after your 50th birthday and then every 2 years following. This is sent automatically, you do not need to request one.
If you are not in this age range or have concerns or possible warning signs of colon cancer, please talk to your family doctor or health care provider about the right test for you.
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