Colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer

Engaging Seldom or Never Screened Women in Cancer Screening: A Compendium of Pan-Canadian Best and Promising Practices

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English
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Online
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South Riverdale Community Health Centre
Mount Sinai Hospital’s Marvelle Koffler Breast Centre
Toronto Public Health
Publication Date: 
July 2010
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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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Contact their office to obtain a copy. Also available online
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Funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada

Aboriginal peoples can help prevent colorectal cancer rates from rising

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English
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Online
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Canadian Health Network
Publication Date: 
2007

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.

Cancer facts: what women can do

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English
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Canadian Cancer Society
Publisher: 
Canadian Cancer Society
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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

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Cancer health centre

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English
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Online
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Women's Health Matters
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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.

Screening for colorectal cancer

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English
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Paper
Online
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes the symptoms and risk factors of colorectal cancer. Suggests lifestyle changes to minimize the risk, and encourages screening for those at risk.

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Series: It's Your Health

Association canadienne du cancer colorectal

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Services d'information et de références
Éducation / développement communautaire

Forms an organization dedicated to supporting people with colorectal cancer, their families and caregivers. Organizes public awareness activities and information sessions to help meet the needs and concerns of its members as well as their families and friends. / Forme un organisme qui se consacre à aider les personnes atteintes du cancer colorectal, leur famille et leurs soignants. Met sur pied des activités de sensibilisation et d'information à l'intention du public afin de mieux répondre aux besoins et aux préoccupations de ses membres, de leur famille et de leurs soignants.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 920-4333
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Email Address: 
info@ccac-accc.ca
Fax Number: 
(416) 920-3004
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-888-318-9442
Street Address: 
180 Bloor Street West, Suite 904
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5S 2V6
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