Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada - CCAC

Just the Facts > CRC Screening in Canada  

The Cancer Control Snapshot: Colorectal Screening in Canada  Download Adobe Reader- PDF File Reader - Free is the first in a series of Snapshots designed to synthesize available information and provide Canadian healthcare professionals, including primary care practitioners, with key knowledge about current data, trends and emerging issues in an accessible, concise and easy-to-read format.

Highlights from this issue include:

  • Colorectal Cancer screening rates in Canada are improving but are still low.
  • Canadians have positive attitudes toward screening and think it’s important to be screened
  • The recommendation of a Health professional is very effective in increasing screening