Fecal immunochemical tests now available in labs throughout the province. Learn more here.
The screening test for colon cancer is called the Fecal Immunochemical Test
(FIT). FIT detects blood in your stool (poop) which can be a sign
FIT is recommended
every 2 years for people who do not have a personal history of adenomas or a significant family history of colon cancer.
A reminder letter is sent in the mail when it's time for your next FIT. When you receive your reminder, see your health care provider for a requisition to pick up your FIT. To ensure your contact information is up-to-date, please call us at 1-877-702-6566 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Individuals with a personal history of colon cancer, ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease have individual needs that cannot be met with a population approach to screening. These patients should continue to obtain care through their specialist or primary care provider.
For more information on FIT results, click here