Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines and Resources

The Screening Program for Cervical Cancer is a program of the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency dedicated to the prevention of cervical cancer. Approximately 90,000 people are having Pap tests in Saskatchewan. The screening program sends Pap test results to residents, along with reminders when they are due for another test.

Call toll-free 1-800-667-0017, or email our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.


New Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines

As of Monday, November 6, the updated Cervical Cancer Screening Clinical Practice Guidelines in Saskatchewan will have gone into effect. Clinics across the province were mailed a package in the first weeks of August 2023.

To review the materials in the package, download the Checklist for the 2023 Cervical Guidelines.


Health-care provider resources are available to order for the clinic here


2023 Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines

Start here: Checklist for the 2023 Cervical Guidelines

2023 Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines (In effect Monday, November 6, 2023)

Summary of Cervical Screening Guidelines

Follow-up for Abnormal Pap Test Algorithm

Cervical Cancer Screening Quick Reference

Screening After Hysterectomy

Cervical Health Resources Tool

HPV Reflex Testing

FAQs and Decision Points for Initiating and Discontinuing Pap Testing

Cervical Health Resources

2012-2023 Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines Transition Resource

Cervical Cancer Screening Clinical Practice Guidelines-An Interdisciplinary Practitioner Review (Video)


Education And Events

CME Cervical Cancer Screening Online Course: Implementing the 2023 Guidelines

The Saskatchewan Cancer Agency, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the Division of Continuing Medical Education, College of Medicine collaborated to provide a learning opportunity for practitioners.

Continuous Intake Course Cost: FREE


Liquid-Based Cytology Resources

HOLOGIC ThinPrep Pap Test Specimen Collection Training Bulletin

HOLOGIC Endocervical Brush-Spatula Protocol

HOLOGIC Customer Letter Pap Collection and Lubricant

HOLOGIC Surgilube Surgical Lubricant Sterile Bacteriostatic

HOLOGIC ThinPrep Anal Cytology Specimen Collection

> ThinPrep Liquid Based Cytology Pap Test Collection Training Video (opens in YouTube)


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