screening letters were sent out by Screening Programs in 2016.

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Do you need to be screened for colorectal cancer?

While it's your decision whether or not to get screened, it's a good idea to speak to your doctor about colorectal cancer screening after you turn 50. Discuss taking a FIT home stool test or if you have a family history of the disease, or any other risk fac...

Monday, March 6, 2017

Do You Know the Benefits and Risks of a Colonoscopy?

Friday, January 6, 2017

AMA’s September Section News

Physicians - are your patients screening for breast cancer appropriately? Check out the September issue of AMA's Section News here to re...

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Do you know the signs and symptoms of colorectal cancer?

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Resources Now Available in Cree

We now have 4 cancer screening resources translated into Cree.  Click here to view or download them.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Mobile Mammography Service to visit Wetaskiwin in March

Women in central Alberta ages 50 to 74 — the group most at risk of developing breast cancer — will have local access to mammography services next month when Alberta Health Services' Screen Test program returns to Wetaskiwin. A mobile mammog...

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Myth or Fact? If you have HPV, your current partner must have given it to you.

HPV is spread easily by intimate skin-to-skin contact. This includes touching, oral sex, or intercourse with a partner of either sex. It is important to remember that having HPV doesn’t necessarily mean that you or your partner was unfaithful. The virus can...

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

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