Search Resources (English): Colorectal cancer

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Cancer facts: what women can do

Describes the most commonly diagnosed cancers in women, screening tests and how to reduce the risk of cancer.

Published: 2003
Screening for colorectal cancer  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/iyh-vsv/diseases-maladies/colorectal_e.html
Describes the symptoms and risk factors of colorectal cancer. Suggests lifestyle changes to minimize the risk, and encourages screening for those at risk. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Cancer health centre  
http://www.womenshealthmatters.ca/centres/cancer/
Provides consumer information on breast cancer, cervical cancer, colorectal cancer, endometrial cancer, lung cancer, and skin cancer. Prepared in collaboration with the Centre for Research in Women's Health. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Aboriginal peoples can help prevent colorectal cancer rates from rising  
http://www.canadian-health-network.ca/servlet/ContentServer?cid=1169408583306&pagename=CHN-RCS/CHNResource/CHNResourcePageTemplate&c=CHNResource
Discusses what is colorectal cancer, why rates are increasing in Aboriginal peoples, promoting healthier lifestyles to reduce colorectal cancer and what can Aboriginal peoples do to protect themselves. (See Details)
Published: 2007
Engaging Seldom or Never Screened Women in Cancer Screening: A Compendium of Pan-Canadian Best and Promising Practices  
http://www.srchc.com/downloads/EngagingWomenInCancerScreening.pdf

Compendium which profiles and showcases innovative and successful practices for increasing breast, cervical and colorectal cancer awareness and screening participation among women who are seldom or never screened.

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Published: July 2010