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Screening saves lives

Screening can prevent cancer or help catch it in its earliest stages, allowing more treatment options and a better chance of recovery. BC Cancer has province-wide screening programs for breast, cervical, and colon cancer.

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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. If you have a cervix and are between the ages of 25-69, you 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. If you are between the ages of 50-74, you 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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