Cancer screening is important for early detection of cancer. Generally the earlier cancer is discovered, the more easily it is treated in the early stages. Regular screenings can often detect cancer before symptoms appear.
Individuals with a family history of cancer should work with their primary care physician to plan regular cancer screenings.
A mammogram is an X-ray of the breast used to detect and diagnose breast disease.
A colonoscopy is a diagnostic procedure that examines the entire large intestine.
A skin exam is an inspection of the skin for anything abnormal.
Prostate Screening is a specific test to look for early signs of prostate cancer.
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