In Canada, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in men, and the third leading cause of cancer deaths in women. Strong evidence supports screening for colorectal cancer, which means checking for the disease before symptoms appear to prevent cancer or detect it early. At the latest Speaker Series event, Dr. Elaine Yong, division head of gastroenterology at Sunnybrook, discussed what’s new in screening in Ontario. Test your know how!
To see a full explanation of screening recommendations, watch the entire Speaker Series event: