Fecal immunochemical test (FIT): This home screening kit that finds hidden blood in stool has been very effective since its introduction to Nova Scotians in 2009.
As of January 2023, the Colon Cancer Prevention Program has identified:
Health care providers can obtain a copy of a patient's Pap history by calling:
A minimum of 48 hours' notice is required.
Nurses looking to obtain an N number for submitting Pap smears may also contact the Screening Program at the numbers above.
The following resources can be downloaded for printing:
The Lung Screening Program is a new screening program for Nova Scotians. It is currently available to people in the Central Zone areas of Nova Scotia. The program will be expanded to other areas across the province using a phased-in approach.
Resources for PCPs:
Resources for patients under your care: