Tag: Screening

November 26, 2021

Experts answer common questions about lung cancer screening

Lung screening is for certain smokers and ex-smokers. It’s not scary. It could save your life.

Cancer Smoking

August 25, 2021

7 things you can do to help prevent colon cancer

Fortunately, the best ways to avoid colon cancer are things you can control.

Cancer Digestive

July 19, 2021

Symptoms of gynecologic cancer — and why it’s important not to ignore them

Many symptoms of gynecologic cancers may be vague, which makes them easy to brush off. But since early detection is key, it’s important to seek help when you feel that something’s not right.

Cancer Women's Health

July 7, 2021

New guidelines recommend colonoscopy at 45

You should get screened for colorectal cancer earlier than initially recommended. Here’s what you need to know.

Digestive Prevention

June 28, 2021

Lung screenings are saving lives, and the research shows it

Yearly lung screenings have reduced cancer deaths. Find out if you need one in addition to your colonoscopy and mammogram.

Cancer Prevention

June 25, 2021

Men: What to ask your doctor about prostate cancer screening

The practical takeaway from a recent PSA screening update is that there is no longer a do or don’t for routine prostate cancer screening.

Cancer Men's Health

June 15, 2021

The not-so-obvious benefits of a colonoscopy

From getting into your skinny jeans to catching up on Netflix to saving your life, there all kinds of good things to come from getting a colonoscopy.

Digestive Prevention

June 11, 2021

Signs of colon cancer: What everyone should know

Early discovery can have a significant impact on a patient’s survival rate.

Digestive Prevention

April 30, 2021

Screening mammogram and COVID-19 vaccinations: what to know

Though the vaccine is safe, it can cause swelling of lymph nodes that can show…

Prevention Women's Health

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