Cancer screening means getting "checked" for cancer. Cancer Screening:
CancerCare Manitoba has 3 organized cancer screening programs: BreastCheck, CervixCheck and ColonCheck.
Our goal is to decrease deaths from breast, cervix and colon cancer.
To learn more about screening for other cancers talk to your healthcare provider or click here.
Manitoba Health Seniors and Active Living provides the screening programs with information to know who to invite for screening, including:
You can be confident that your information is kept secure, private and confidential at all times. BreastCheck, CervixCheck and ColonCheck follow the Manitoba Personal Health Information Act (PHIA). This means that:
While there are many benefits to being included in BreastCheck, CervixCheck and ColonCheck, we realize some Manitobans might not want to receive communication from us or participate at this time.
If you do not want to receive letters from the Screening Programs please call 1-855-95-CHECK. For information about your options regarding the Pap Test Registry, click here.
As of June 2019, BreastCheck will include a woman's breast density in her result letter.
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