Prostate cancer screening in Canada: Environmental scan (2017)

Review this summary from April 2017 of the key components of prostate cancer screening strategies across Canada

As of 2017, Canada doesn’t have any organized prostate cancer screening programs. However, some provinces have prostate cancer screening policies. Primary care providers may offer screening.

The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (2014) does not recommend prostate cancer screening with the prostate-specific antigen test for men of any age.

Discover more about these highlights:

  • Five provinces and territories have a strategy for prostate cancer screening.
  • Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) testing is funded in twelve provinces and territories.

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