Published on: November 1, 2023
Screening tests are powerful tools in helping find cancer early or even preventing it. But they aren’t perfect. Find out what’s behind guidelines that tell us what screening tests to get and when.
Published on: February 5, 2021
Are you wary of colonoscopies? Don’t let that keep you from getting checked for colorectal cancer. There are several options for tests, and one of them might be right for you.
Published on: October 14, 2020
A harsh truth about lung cancer is that it doesn’t usually cause symptoms until the cancer has spread, which makes difficult to treat. That’s why the idea of screening – looking for lung cancer in people who do not have any symptoms – is appealing.
Published on: September 22, 2020
Getting called back after a mammogram doesn’t always mean you have cancer. But it can be scary to wait and wonder if there’s something wrong. Learn what to expect if this happens to you.
Published on: September 3, 2020
One disease that disproportionately affects the Black community is colorectal cancer. The rates of colorectal cancer are higher in Blacks than any racial/ethnic group in the US. African Americans are about 20% more likely to get colorectal cancer and about 40% more likely to die from it than most other groups.
Published on: July 30, 2020
The American Cancer Society (ACS) has updated its screening guidelines for cervical cancer. The new guidelines are for people with a cervix with an average risk of cervical cancer.
Published on: June 3, 2019
Give the men in your life the best present this Father’s Day by sharing potentially lifesaving information about cancer screenings. Tell them about these 4 cancer tests.
Published on: May 17, 2019
Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania say when patients see their doctor may affect whether they are told to get screened for cancer, and the likelihood of patients to have them done.