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Pat Burns calls for Screening

Pat Burns calls for Screening

Address from Pat Burns. As you may know, I am personally aware of the importance of screening and early detection of colorectal cancer, since I was diagnosed with this disease some time ago. Over 90% of colorectal cancer can be prevented however very few Canadians between the ages of 50 and 74 are undergoing testing for this disease. More


A Word from the Minister of Health

A Word from the Minister of Health

Colorectal cancer is a major health issue for Canadians. Thousands of people are diagnosed with the disease every year and millions more are affected such as the family and friends of loved ones who suffer from the disease. As the Minister of Health, I urge Canadians to learn about the risks of colorectal cancer, and to discuss the benefits of cancer screening...
March 2007 Message
March 2006 Message


A Word from Pamela Wallin

A Word from Pamela Wallin

Colorectal cancer is currently the second leading cause of cancer death in Canada. Approximately one-third of the 20,000 Canadians diagnosed with colorectal cancer this year will die from the disease. Sadly, many of these deaths could have been prevented if detected in time. More