Cancer Screening & Prevention

What is Cancer Screening?

Cancer screening is testing that looks for cancer. Screening helps doctors find cancer early when it is easier to treat or cure. Cancer screening should be done when you are healthy and have no symptoms.


Why is Cancer Screening Important?

What is Cancer Care Ontario?

Cancer Care Ontario offers free screening programs for colon, breast and cervical cancer. These screening programs offer safe and reliable tests that can find cancer early.

Cancer Screening Guidelines

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Cancer Screening Reminder Card (PDF)

These are the recommended cancer screening guidelines from Cancer Care Ontario.

Colon Cancer Screening

Breast Cancer Screening

Cervical Cancer Screening

Talk to your health care provider about these tests and your family history.
You may need to be screened earlier or tested more often.

Reduce Your Risk of Cancer

Almost 50% of all cancers can be prevented. Take these steps to reduce your risk:

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