Category Archives: Cancer Screenings

Importance of Colorectal Cancer Screenings and Early Detection

Colorectal cancer is a cancer that begins in the colon or the rectum. Age is a common risk factor for colorectal cancer. Therefore, we recommend regular colorectal cancer screenings for anyone over the age 50.

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the U.S and the second leading cause of death from cancer. This type of cancer affects individuals in all racial and ethnic groups. It’s most … Continue reading

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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month!

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month! Therefore, it’s a time to connect with community, raise awareness for the cause and come together as one united force to stand up to the leading cancer killer. Everyone can take a part and … Continue reading

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Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. There are more new cases of skin cancer each year than the combined incidence of breast, prostate, lung and colon cancer. Skin cancer can affect anyone, regardless of skin … Continue reading

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Can Testicular Cancer Be Found Early?

Most testicular cancers can be found at an early stage. In some men, early testicular cancers cause symptoms that lead them to seek medical attention. Most of the time a lump on the testicle is the first symptom, or the … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. Most people are aware of breast cancer, but many forget to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in … Continue reading

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Can Thyroid Cancer Be Found Early?

Many cases of thyroid cancer can be found early. In fact, most thyroid cancers are now found much earlier than in the past and can be treated successfully.

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Can Kidney Cancer Be Found Early?

Many kidney cancers are found fairly early, while they are still confined to the kidney, but others are found at a more advanced stage. There a few reasons for this:

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Can Bladder Cancer Be Found Early?

Bladder cancer can sometimes be found early. Finding it early improves your chances that it can be treated successfully.

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Can Esophageal Cancer Be Found Early?

Looking for a disease in someone without symptoms is called screening. The goal of screening is to find a disease like cancer in an early, more curable stage, in order to help people live longer, healthier lives.

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