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Cancer Screening

I Got Screened
PoetryCancer Screening
Vianela Ramery’s poem celebrates her 12-year experience as a patient navigator helping to coordinate cancer screenings for patients and acting as their support system.
At What Age Should You Start Prostate Cancer Screening?
Prostate CancerCancer Screening
When should you start and stop screening for prostate cancer? The answer can be complicated, because each man needs to balance individually the benefits and harms of a screening test.
Why Cancer Survivors Should Get Screened for Other Cancers
Cancer ScreeningPreventionSurvivorship
People diagnosed with one type of cancer are at an increased risk of having a second cancer later on, explains Dr. Edith Mitchell, highlighting the importance of continued cancer screenings.
Knowing a Patient's Cancer Risks
Coordination of CareCancer Screening
Andi Dwyer, BS, explains how oncology navigators and their patients need to be aware of their risks of cancer to know how to best move ahead with cancer screenings.
Tips and Tools for Skin Self-Checks for Early Detection of Skin Cancer
Skin CancerCancer Screening
Dr. Andrew Weinstein, a dermatologist, stresses the importance of monitoring skin changes regularly, giving advice and information regarding skin cancer, the most common cancer in the USA.
Get Those Mammograms as Prescribed!
Breast CancerCancer ScreeningSurvivorship
Breast cancer survivor Ginger Modiri stresses the importance of getting mammograms on time. To celebrate her 8-year anniversary of being cancer-free she organized a walk after the More than Pink Walk was cancelled because of COVID-19.
Why Proactive Lung Cancer Screening Can Save Lives
Cancer ScreeningLung Cancer
“Lung cancer”—what first pops into your head when you hear that?
When Should I Get a Mammogram?
Breast CancerCancer Screening
It’s important to understand the nuances of this test, along with your family history, so you can make an informed decision on when to begin testing and how frequently.
Who Should Be Screened for Cervical or Ovarian Cancers?
Cancer ScreeningCervical CancerGynecologic CancersOvarian Cancer
Dr. Julian Schink, GYN Oncology Chief of Cancer Treatment Centers of America, provides screening tips and recommendations for these 2 most common gynecologic cancers.
Cancer Screen Week: December 4-8, 2017
Cancer ScreeningPrevention
This week is Cancer Screen Week—a nationwide public health initiative to increase awareness of the benefits of early cancer detection.
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