Breast cancer screening is checking for breast cancer in women who look healthy before signs and symptoms of the disease appear. Breast cancer cannot yet be prevented, but screening for it helps find the disease when it is still in the early stages. This increases the chances of healing.
According to the Canadian Cancer Society, breast cancer is:
In Québec, the only breast cancer screening method recommended is a mammogram.
According to the Canadian Cancer Society:
Last update: March 22, 2017 11:22 AM
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