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The Wellbeing Services County of Southwest Finland is responsible for organising screenings for its area’s residents. Participation in the screening is voluntary and free of charge.

According to the national screening guidelines, cancer screening and prenatal screening are performed. Cancer screening refers to the systematic search for precursors or early stages of cancer in the population. The goal is to reduce deaths caused by screenable cancer. The implementation of prenatal screening is explained in connection with the maternity clinic services.

In accordance with the national screening programme, the following cancer screenings are carried out:

  • breast cancer screening
  • bowel cancer screening
  • cancer screening of the cervix

Cancer screening

If you are subject to a safety ban, you must personally contact the unit conducting the screening in order to get an appointment.