LifeLabs

Service: Colorectal Cancer Screening

Record #: MHH0797
Last Full Update: 10 Aug 2023

Contact Information

Toll Free Phone 1-833-676-1426 (FIT Helpline) or 1-877-849-3637 (LifeLabs Customer Care Centre)
Fax 1-833-676-1427 (for healthcare providers to fax FIT requisition)
E-Mail cancerinfo@ontariohealth.ca
Website www.lifelabs.com/test/cco-fit-patient/?myProvince=on

Agency Information

Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial - OHIP

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Colorectal Cancer Screening - Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT)

FIT is a safe and painless stool-based test used for screening people at average risk of developing colorectal cancer * FIT checks for the presence of occult blood in the stool, which can be an early sign of colorectal cancer and/or pre-cancerous lesions * when colorectal cancer is found and treated early, the chances of successful treatment are better * completed FIT test tube can be mailed or drop-off  at any LifeLabs Patient Service Centre

Hours

Mon-Fri 7:30am-4pm * office closure 4th Wed of each month at 1pm

Areas Served Halton Region ; Mississauga
Boundaries Mississauga Halton
Eligibility Individuals requiring colorectal cancer screening * If eligible for a FIT, the test will be ordered and LifeLabs will then mail a FIT package to the patient's Ontario mailing address of choice
Application

Contact family doctor or nurse practitioner for a requisition to be faxed to LifeLabs at 1-833-676-1427

Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Site Location Mississauga (Gateway)
Located In Community Mississauga
Address & Map
6560 Kennedy Rd
Mississauga, ON L5T 2X4
Intersection Kennedy Rd S and Courtney Park Dr W
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Health Care
HCSD Sub Heading Diagnostic Services
Service Categories Cancer Detection ~ Colorectal Cancer ; Medical Laboratories ; Specialized Medical Tests

Copyright

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