There is a nationwide screening program for the following: 

  • Women ages 30-60 every 5 years for cervical cancer. 

  • Women ages 50-75 every 2 years for breast cancer. 

  • Both men and women ages 55-75 for colon cancer.

Screening for other cancers is not routine in the Netherlands. If you are in a high-risk group (due to family history, previous illness, etc.) you will be monitored and screened regularly, and if necessary, you will be sent to a specialist. 

Official Partners: Health Care