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ColonCancerCheck

Assess Your Colorectal Health

Are you currently experiencing any of the following symptoms?

If you have had any of the above symptoms, it is important that you visit your doctor or health provider so that they can assess how serious your symptoms are.

Are you at risk of developing colorectal cancer?

If you have no symptoms, complete the ColonCancerCheck questions below, print the page and take it to your next doctor’s appointment to discuss your health and screening options.

Are you between 50 and 74?
Yes No

Do you eat a high fat, low fibre diet?
Yes No

Are you a smoker?
Yes No

Do you consume alcohol excessively?
Yes No

Are you physically inactive?
Yes No

Are you obese?
Yes No

Do you have a family history of colorectal cancer, particularly a parent, child or sibling?
Yes No

Do you suffer from inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis or Crohns disease) ?
Yes No

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If you answered 'Yes' to any of these questions your doctor or nurse practitioner can help you reduce your risk of colorectal cancer and recommend the appropriate screening methods to catch this disease early.

If you don’t have a doctor or nurse practitioner, you can go to Health Care Connect to find one, or talk to a registered nurse at Telehealth.

For more information about ColonCancerCheck, call ServiceOntario INFOline at 1-866-410-5853.
Hours of operation : 8:30am - 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.
TTY 1-800-387-5559.
Email : ColonCancerCheck.moh@ontario.ca or
Visit : Cancer Care Ontario