Catherine Fife MPP, Waterloo

Government of Ontario

Provide OHIP coverage for prostate specific antigen testing

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To the Legislative Assembly of Ontario:

WHEREAS prostate cancer is the most common cancer to affect Canadian men; and

WHEREAS the PSA test, a test that measures the amount of prostate specific antigen (PSA) in the blood, is considered the best test for prostate cancer at early stages before other symptoms appear, and can detect prostate cancer when the survival rate is close to 100%;

WHEREAS leading experts on prostate cancer, such as Prostate Cancer Canada, endorse the Ontario government covering the PSA test;

WHEREAS early detection of prostate cancer saves lives;

THEREFORE, WE THE UNDERSIGNED petition the Legislative Assembly of Ontario to ensure that Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) testing is covered under the Ontario Health Insurance Plan for all eligible residents of Ontario