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Getting screened for cancer regularly is the best way to find it early, before you have any symptoms and when treatment is likely to work best. Alberta currently has provincial screening programs for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer.
Screening regularly for cervical cancer can save your life. Learn more.
Screen Test Mobile celebrates 30 years of service to rural and remote communities in Alberta. Learn more.
Finding breast cancer early through regular screening can make all the difference. Read Joan's story.
FIT (Fecal Immunochemical Test) is an at-home test used to screen for colorectal cancer. Learn more.
Regular screening mammograms are the best way to find breast cancer early, when treatment may work better.
Up to 90% of cervical cancer can be prevented when women have regular Pap tests and follow-up on any abnormal results.
Regular screening with FIT or colonoscopy can prevent and detect colorectal cancer at its early stages when treatment is more effective.
While Alberta doesn't have other provincial cancer screening programs, screening for other cancers may be beneficial on an individual level.