About Us


Cancer Care Nova Scotia enewsletter masthead


Colon Cancer Prevention Program saving lives

In the three years since Cancer Care Nova Scotia’s Colon Cancer Prevention Program was first introduced in three early adopter health districts, 800 Nova Scotians who completed the home screening kit were found to have a pre-cancerous or cancerous growth.

Since March 2011 the Program has been available province wide. By March 2013, every Nova Scotian, between the ages of 50 and 74, will have received at least one easy-to-use home screening kit in their mailbox. 

In Depth: Colorectal cancer in Nova Scotia

Full Story»

We welcome your comments on story ideas or topics covered in this issue.
Email us at or call 1.866.599.2267.