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Published on December 13, 2010

Free Cancer Screening Kits Available

Palos Community Hospital offers free colorectal cancer screening kits. The kits are intended to help build awareness and provide a preliminary step in the early detection of cancer. The take-home screening kits may be obtained by calling 708-226-2300 and are limited to two per caller.

Instructions for completing the at-home tests are included in each kit. Samples will be mailed for testing to the laboratory at Palos Community Hospital in the specified packet. Results are considered preliminary and each participant will be responsible for following-up with their physician.  

To request a colorectal screening kit from Palos Community Hospital, call 708-226-2300.