Cancer Screening Monitoring & Evaluation Reports

The report Breast cancer screening in Canada, 2011–2012, released in March 2017, is a deep dive into the performance of breast cancer screening programs in Canada, allowing for those with oversight and accountability to gain important insights into areas of improvement and areas of strength for the future. It presents breast cancer screening program data from all provinces and one territory for women aged 50 to 69 for the years 2011 and 2012, and also includes data from 2013 and 2014 where available. Data is provided for seventeen quality indicators and includes a special section examining the benefits and harms of screening.

The report Colorectal cancer screening in Canada, 2013–2014, released in May 2017, is a deep dive into the performance of colorectal cancer screening programs in Canada, allowing for those with oversight and accountability to gain important insights into areas of improvement and areas of strength for the future. It presents colorectal cancer screening program data from seven provinces for individuals aged 50 to 74 for the years 2013 and 2014. For the first time, the report provides a breakdown of indicator data by first and subsequent screens for thirteen national quality indicators.