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Home screening kits for colon cancer: back in the mail

Good news! The Home Screening Kit for colon cancer is saving lives. In fact, since the program was introduced in 2009, the home screening kit has identified more than 2,400 Nova Scotians with pre-cancers or cancers.

Home screening kits for colon cancer are back in the mail. The issue with increased sensitivity of the device used to process the home screening kit has been fixed. Cancer Care Nova Scotia encourages all Nova Scotians, 50-74 years old, to complete the kit when it arrives in their mail box.  

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