Letters to the Public About Cancer Screening
Update: Canada Post Service Disruption
The Canada Post labour disruption has ended, but there is a backlog of mail waiting for delivery. Delays may continue for the next few weeks.
See Canada Post Service Disruption for details on how this affects cancer screening correspondence.
Ontario’s screening programs offer people with no cancer symptoms in certain age groups the chance to get regularly screened for 3 types of cancer: breast, cervical and colorectal. Cancer Care Ontario sends letters to people to invite them to get screened, tell them about their test results, let them know if they need to get more tests done and remind them when it is time to be screened again.
Once you become eligible for screening, an invitation for screening is sent to you automatically. You will also receive a privacy notice that tells you about our cancer screening programs and how your information is protected. You can change your mind about receiving letters at any time.