​​By Michelle Snow, Librarian, Patient Education, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

In 2017, an estimated 26,800 Canadians were diagnosed with colon cancer. If caught early enough, over 90% of these cases may result in a full recovery, which is why early detection through screening is so important.

Listed below are some resources available from the Patient & Family Library located on the main floor of the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. Learn about cancer screening and prevention, signs of colon cancer, detection and diagnosis, treatment options and survivorship stories.


Brochures available in the library


Find more colon cancer and colon cancer screening information online

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