Colorectal Cancer Screening
Are you aged 50-74?
If so, you are at risk for colorectal cancer. Being screened increases the chances of detecting colorectal cancer early. Someone with colorectal cancer has a nine out of ten chance of being cured if the cancer is caught early. Ontario has among the highest rates of colorectal cancer in the world.
Cervical Cancer Screening
Are you 21 or older and sexually active?
If so, you are at risk for HPV infection or cervical cancer. Each year, about 630 women are diagnosed with cancer of the cervix and about 150 women die from this disease in Ontario. Cervical cancer is preventable with regular screening.