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Cancer Screening Saves Lives. 40-50% of Ontarians will develop cancer in their lifetime. Many of these cancers can be prevented. GTA Cancer Prevention and Screening Network. Colorectal Cancer Screening Saves Lives. What percent of colon cancers can be cured if found early?. 30%. 60%. 90%.

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Cancer Screening Saves Lives

40-50% of Ontarians will develop cancer in their lifetime.

Many of these cancers can be prevented.

GTA Cancer Prevention and Screening Network

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Colorectal Cancer

Screening Saves Lives

What percent of colon cancers can be cured if found early?

30%

60%

90%

Over 50?

Ask your doctor about the FOBT kit.

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Cervical Cancer

Screening Saves Lives

Cervical cancer can be prevented with regular Pap tests.

TRUE

TRUE

All women who have had any sexual activity need regularPap tests.

FALSE

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Breast Cancer

Screening Saves Lives

At what age should women begin having mammograms?

50

55

40

Women 50 and over

need a mammogram at least every 2 years.

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Reduce your risk

of cancer

Be a healthy weight.

Enjoy healthy eating.

Be active every day.

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Reduce your risk

of cancer

Be a non-smoker and

avoid second-hand smoke.

Limit or avoid alcohol.

Be sun safe and avoid tanning beds.

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Reduce your risk

of cancer

Participate in recommended cancerscreening programs.

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Talk to your health careprovider or

local public health unit about ways

to reduce your risk of cancer.

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For more information call Durham Health Connection Line at

905-666-6241 or 1-800-841-2729

or visit www.durham.ca

Created in partnership with the GTA Cancer Prevention and Screening Network