Preventative Care & Screening
for Women

Mammogram – starting at age 50-74. Regular screening is every 2-3 years.

  • CTFPHC recommends shared decision-making with women (avoiding harms vs. modest absolute reduction in breast cancer mortality)
  • Supported by the Canadian Cancer Society
Pap Test – starting at age 25-69. Regular screening is every 3 years.

  • (Weak recommendation 25-29yo, Strong recommendation 30-69yo)
  • (≥ 70yo, stop if 3 successive negative Pap tests in last 10 years)