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1 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Presentations prepared by: Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario Division, Public Affairs, Prevention June 2010 Fight Back Against Cancer: Screening and Early Detection Presentations prepared by: Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario Division, Public Affairs, Prevention May 2012

2 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. How we’re fighting cancer doing everything we can to prevent cancer funding research to outsmart cancer empowering, informing and supporting Canadians living with cancer advocating for public policies to improve the health of Canadians rallying Canadians to get involved in the fight against cancer

3 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Screening Testing or checking for a disease in people who don’t show any symptoms of the disease.

4 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Screening for cancer oNo signs and symptoms present oFollows recommendations and guidelines Testing for cancer oSigns or symptoms are present Know what is normal for your body Early Detection of Cancer

5 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Why is screening important to you? In most cases, finding cancer early increases the chances of successful treatment. Screening saves lives!

6 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Pros & Cons of Screening Pros Earlier detection of cancer Reducing the anxiety of “not knowing” Effective screening saves lives Cons False positive results False negative results Over-diagnosis

7 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Currently there are three cancer screening programs, what are they? Breast Cervical Colon

8 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. What percentage are getting screened? Regular Breast Screening Regular Cervical Screening Regular Colon Screening (FOBT only) 66.6% 72.5% 29.9% Cancer System Quality Index, 2011, Cancer Quality Council of Ontario and Cancer Care Ontario

9 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Breast cancer screening

10 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Screening guidelines for average risk Women 40 to 49 Talk to your doctor about your risk of breast cancer, along with the benefits and risks mammography. Women 50 to 69 Have a mammogram every 2 years. Women 70 or older Talk to your doctor about how often you should be tested for breast cancer. Breast cancer

11 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Breast cancer Detecting breast cancer early

12 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. High-Risk Screening Guidelines If you are:You should: High-risk women 30 to 69yrs Mammogram Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI),

13 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Cervical cancer screening

14 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Human Papillomavirus cause of almost all cervical cancers linked with cancers of the anus, vulva, vagina, mouth and throat. HPV spread mainly through sexual contact Cervical cancer

15 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine 2 types of vaccines available in Canada protect against the 2 types of HPV that cause 70% of cervical cancers. girls and women between the age of 9 – 45 should be vaccinated works best before a person becomes sexually active women still need to get Pap tests Cervical cancer

16 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Pap Test Recommendations Women who are sexually active should have Pap tests by the time they are 21 every 3 years. Women who are no longer having sex should continue to have the test. Cervical cancer

17 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Colon cancer

18 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Colon Cancer screening guidelines Average risk men and women 50 and older Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) at least every two years High risk men and women (first-degree relative with colon cancer) Colonoscopies starting at age 50 or 10 years before age of diagnosed relative Other high risk men and women Talk to your doctor about screening Colon cancer

19 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. ColonCancerCheck province-wide colon cancer screening program screens with FOBT (average risk), colonoscopy (higher risk) FOBT kits available from your doctor, pharmacist or through ColonCancerCheck directly follow-up included ColonCancerCheck.ca Colon cancer

20 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) Colon cancer

21 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Screening for cancer –No signs and symptoms present –Follows recommendations and guidelines Testing for cancer oSigns or symptoms are present Know what is normal for your body Early Detection of Cancer

22 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Know what is normal for you Report any changes to your doctor Early Detection

23 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Other tests for cancer

24 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Prostate cancer

25 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Tests for prostate cancer Digital Rectal Exam (DRE) Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) test Prostate cancer

26 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Testing for prostate cancer Prostate cancer

27 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Our brochures...

28 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Questions ?

29 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. For the most up-to-date information: visit call the Canadian Cancer Society Cancer Information Service at Thank you! Presentation prepared by: Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario Division, Public Affairs, Prevention May 2011


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