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Breast Cancer (Update) – Draft Recommendations (2024)

Women deserve better breast cancer screening – and that doesn’t just mean more of the sameThe Globe and Mail, June 4, 2024 On Breast ScreeningReThink Breast Cancer, May 31, 2024 Earlier breast cancer screenings starting at age ...

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Task Force update

The Task Force for Preventive Health acknowledges the remarks made by Minister Holland in relation the draft recommendations on breast cancer screening.  We want to assure Canadians that the Task Force conducted a comprehensive evidence review ...

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Understanding the benefits and harms is key to breast cancer screening

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 30, 2024 Understanding the benefits and harms is key to breast cancer screening The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care urges women to ask for the information they need to make the decision ...

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Breast Cancer Screening Stakeholder Update

The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care would like to provide an update on its comprehensive evidence-based review of the 2018 breast cancer screening guideline as we develop the 2024 updated recommendations. Task Force mandate ...

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General Task Force

Why screening guideline committees should not include ‘experts’ as voting membersHealthy Debate, February 21, 2024

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Annual evaluation: We want your feedback!

The Task Force invites you to participate in our 2023 annual evaluation! Our evaluation seeks to measure the impact and uptake of our guidelines and tools and identify new opportunities for the Task Force. We ...

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Farewell to Dr. Grad, breast cancer update and more – Winter 2023 – Issue #36

Spring 2024 for breast cancer screening update Given the volume and complexity of the evidence review for the breast cancer screening guideline update, the evidence review and modelling teams have requested more time to complete their ...

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Revised timeline for breast cancer screening update

The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care would like to provide an update on its comprehensive evidence-based review of the 2018 breast cancer screening guideline. Given the volume and complexity of the workload, the evidence ...

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After 10 years, it’s au revoir

After 10 years in many roles, Dr. Roland Grad, a family doctor and associate professor, is saying goodbye to the Task Force. Dr. Grad most recently served as Interim Co-Chair of the Task Force with Dr. ...

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2023 Breast cancer screening – October update

The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care is aware that Ontario is lowering the age for self-referral for mammograms to 40. The Task Force is currently conducting a comprehensive evidence-based review process to update ...

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