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Screening saves lives

The purpose of a screening program is to apply a relatively simple, inexpensive test to a large number of people in order to identify those with risk factors for cancer or who are in its early stages.

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Find out if you should get screened for breast cancer

Breast Screening

Screening mammograms help find cancer when it is small, allowing more treatment options and a better chance of recovery. Free screening mammograms are available for eligible BC women ages 40 and older.

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Find out if you should get screened for cervical cancer

Cervix Screening

Regular screening can reduce the risk of developing cervical cancer by 70% and save your life. Women between the ages of 25-69 should be screened every three years for cervical cancer.

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Find out if you should get screened for colon cancer

Colon Screening

Colon cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed forms of cancer, affecting one in six people in British Columbia. All women and men ages 50-74 should get screened regularly for colon cancer.

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​Screening f​or other cancers in BC: Oral | Prostate | Skin​​​​
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