Cancer Care Screening Update
Tools You Can Use
The Ottawa Health Team - Équipe Santé Ottawa is working with many partners to design community outreach and initiatives to support more newcomers and racialized populations.
Evidence shows newcomers and racialized populations are screened for cancers at a lower rate than the general population and are also less likely to have regular access to primary care.
For guidelines on when to consider screening, visit our previous article:
A resource toolkit to support health and social service providers connect with their clients about the importance of preventative cancer screening is now available in multiple languages.
Thank you to these partners for their input and guidance!
Community Engagement Team, Ottawa Public Health
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