screening letters were sent out by Screening Programs to Albertans in 2017.

IMPORTANT: Due to the Canada Post pending strike all Screening Program correspondence has been paused as of October 18, 2018, until further notice. Please follow up with your primary care provider if you have any questions regarding your recent test. Any questions regarding your screening correspondence may be directed to 1-866-727-3926.


Friday, October 5, 2018

Alberta Breast Cancer Screening Program & the Alberta Society of Radiologists’ Communication Regarding Possible Canada Post Strike

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Mammography NOT Thermography

It has come to our attention that some women may be mistakenly getting thermography instead of mammography. Mammography and thermography can be easy to confuse since they sound so alike. But make no mistake, the terms refer to e...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Check out the two new tools to support the timely follow up of abnormal Pap tests:

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Wondering how you should prepare for your Pap test? Click here to find out.

Follow the instructions below to help you prepare for your Pap test Try to make your appointment for a day when you won't have your period (but if you have any abnormal bleeding, make an appointment with your healthcare provid...

Sunday, February 4, 2018

*ALERT – Fake mammography follow up phone calls*

Alberta Health Services and the Alberta Breast Cancer Screening Program have been made aware that some women have received phone calls in regard to their breast screening results. In this phone call women are being told that there was something wrong on the...

Monday, January 29, 2018

Do you know the signs and symptoms of colorectal cancer?

Signs and symptoms of colorectal cancer may not appear until the disease has progressed, so speak to your doctor if you notice any of the following symptoms: Visible blood in your stools Weight loss with no apparent reason <...

Wednesday, January 3, 2018