Updated on: Feb 04, 2024

Screening for Types of Cancer

Screening for breast, cervical and colorectal cancers can help prevent and detect cancer early. People get screened when they do not have any cancer symptoms. The purpose of cancer screening is to detect pre-cancerous changes or certain cancers at an early stage.

Ontario offers screening programs for three types of cancer:

Ontario Breast Screening Program
Ontario Cervical Screening Program