Skip to main content

Advanced Search

Advanced Search

Current Filters

Filter your query

Publication Types



Newsletter Article


Norway Plans to Roll Out National Screening Program for Colorectal Cancer

Correspondent: Birgitte Graverholt

Norway has one of the highest rates of intestinal cancer in the world, particularly among people age 55 and older. The Norwegian government has announced plans to offer every citizen free colorectal cancer screening the year they turn 55. The program would start in 2019, with an aim to cover the entire population within a five-year period. The government’s 2018 budget proposal included funds for health information technology infrastructure, health care professionals recruitment, training, and new screening facilities.

Publication Details