The recommended age for breast screening goes from 50 to include women ages 40 to 49

    Wednesday, 15 May 2024 07:00

    By Tonya Organ

    The Department of Health and Community Services estimates an additional 24,000 people will become eligible for the Provincial Breast Screening Program.

    Government has lowered the recommended age for breast screening from 50 to include women between the ages of 40 and 49. This move is based on new national guidelines published by the Canadian Cancer Society. The Department of Health and Community Services estimates an additional 24,000 people will become eligible for the Provincial Breast Screening Program.

     

     

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