Screening tests

Screening tests can help prevent illness and promote healthy aging.

Blood pressure screening

This can be done at a drug store or at your family physician's office.

Here are some recommended tests with information provided by the BC Cancer Agency. 


Colon cancer screening

  • Everyone aged 50-74 should get screened regularly for colon cancer.
    Read about these recommendations

Prostate cancer

  • Between age 50-70, annual screening is recommended for individuals with a prostate as long as they are in reasonably good health.
    Learn more about prostate cancer and how to help prevent it.