Men and women, ages 50 years and over, should complete a fecal occult blood test (FOBT) every 2 years if they have no family history of colorectal cancer.
Only 25.1% of eligible men and women complete their FOBT kits in Northwestern Ontario.
Talk to your friends and family about the importance of screening.
In compliance with the Excellent Care for All Act, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre would like to ensure ease of access for the public to share their concerns, compliments and feedback. Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre values the input of our patients and families as well as our external partners.
Compliments and concerns can be submitted electronically or in writing.
If you wish to express a concern or compliment about anything that has happened to you while a patient of Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, the preferred method is to deal directly with staff:
Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
980 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario
Any signed written concerns will receive a notification of receipt within 7 days.