Mammogram (every two years)

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women. As women get older, the chance of getting breast cancer rises. Mammogram can help find small breast cancers before there are symptoms.

In Ontario, it is recommended that women aged 50 to 74 have a screening mammogram, generally every two years.

When breast cancer is caught early:

  • Most women (90%) recover fully after treatment
  • Your cancer is less likely to spread
  • You may have more options for treating your cancer

Ontario Breast Screening Program is covered by OHIP. For more information, please ask your family physician, or visit