Doctors Raise Concerns Over Cancer Screening Guidelines

In Ottawa, medical experts from various specialities to discuss the need for the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care to reform its cancer screening guidelines. The doctors say the task force uses old data in making its recommendations, and is hurting the health outcomes of Canadians as a result.

Speaking with reporters are Drs. Martin Yaffe (University of Toronto), Fred Saad (University of Montreal), Paul Wheatley-Price (University of Ottawa), and Shushiela Appavoo (University of Alberta), as well as NDP MP Peter Julian.