Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) improves the health of British Columbians by seeking province-wide solutions to specialized health care needs in collaboration with BC health authorities and other partners.
Age is the most important risk factor for colon cancer. Every year, almost 3,000 new cases of colon cancer are diagnosed in BC – over 94% of these are in men and women aged 50 or older. Individuals in this age group should be routinely tested.
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