Screening for cancer

If you’re in a certain age or population group, you can also have screening tests that help find breast, cervical and colorectal cancer before you’ve even noticed symptoms. Take control of your health – see your doctor regularly and know when you should be screened for certain cancers.

Get the right screening tests at the right time

Life is a great journey. Sometimes it feels like a marathon. Other times, more like a sprint. But when you think about life in the long run … there are signs along the way that will direct you toward good health. The same is especially true when it comes to cancer screening. Getting the right screening test at the right time is a key part of a healthy lifestyle.
Doctor consulting with patients in a waiting room

What you should know about cancer screening

Learn what screening tests are, how to know if you should get screened and what makes a good screening test.
Patient getting test results explained to them

What are the benefits and limitations of regular cancer screening?

Almost every test or procedure has benefits and limitations. Before having any test, it's important to be aware of them so that you're making an informed decision that's right for you.