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Colorectal Cancer: Jordan’s Care and Treatment During COVID-19

Jordan became one of countless Canadians who are dealing with COVID-19 and a critical illness at the same time when she was first diagnosed with stage 4 colorectal cancer during lockdown.

Access to care can be difficult with any serious illness during the pandemic. With cancer, early diagnosis and treatment can make all the difference. That’s why it’s important to actively communicate with your healthcare providers — during the pandemic and beyond.

Fortunately, Jordan was able to get quick access to diagnosis and treatment. Watch the video to hear her story.

After watching this video, are you more likely to speak to your doctor about getting screened for colorectal cancer?