Breast cancer screening in Canada 2021/2022

About this section

This section describes how provinces and territories correspond with individuals who have been screened by the program in the past and notify them that they are eligible to return to screening.

Correspondence and follow-up strategies for breast screening

correspondence on breast screeningRecall letters or other forms of communication are used to notify individuals who have been screened by the program in the past that they are eligible to return for screening.

Individuals who have a normal screening result are invited back at regular intervals (as per provincial and territorial screening guidelines) for subsequent screening.

Individuals who have an abnormal screening result are invited for follow-up.