Men and women, ages 50 years and over, should complete a fecal occult blood test (FOBT) every 2 years if they have no family history of colorectal cancer.
Only 25.1% of eligible men and women complete their FOBT kits in Northwestern Ontario.
Talk to your friends and family about the importance of screening.
Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre recognizes the provision of Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) to a patient meeting eligibility criteria as a legal option within a participating publicly funded hospital. To support implementation of MAID, our Hospital will use an ethical framework to support medical and administrative decision-making. Please talk to your health care provider.
To learn more, please visit http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/maid/default.aspx