Minister Best Is One In A Million: The Ontario Breast Screening Program Celebrates its 1 Millionth Woman Screened
In April, Health Promotion Minister, the Honourable Margarett Best joined the Ontario Breast Screening Program to celebrate an important milestone for cancer screening as she became the 1 millionth woman screened by the Ontario Breast Screening Program (OBSP).
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in Ontario women. In 2009, it is projected that 8,700 Ontario women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 2,100 will die from the disease. In Ontario, it is recommended that women aged 50 and older have a screening mammogram, generally every two years.
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