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Colon cancer screening in Manitoba
ColonCheck is Manitoba's organized colon cancer screening program. We invite men and women 50-74 years of age to be screened for colon cancer.
Did you know?
- Colon cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in Manitoba. In a year over 900 men and women will be diagnosed. Over 300 people will die from it.
- The time to check (pdf) is before you have symptoms. You can feel well and not even know that you have polyps or colon cancer.
- The home screening test is a simple test you do in the privacy of your own home. Request a test.
- When colon cancer is found in the earliest stage, there is over a 90% chance of survival.