Cancer screening

Screening may save your life. Learn more about cancer screening: what it is, who it's for and which cancers you can be screened for.

Cancer screening

Cancer screening is a way to find cancer before any symptoms appear in your body. Finding cancer this early saves lives.

In Ireland, there are three free screening programmes, run by the National Cancer Screening service:

Breast cancer

Cervical cancer

Bowel cancer

Click on the links above for more information about each of the cancer screening programmes.