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Can Skin Cancer Be Prevented?

People who get a lot of exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays are at greater risk of skin cancer.

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Can Skin Cancer be Found Early?

Most skin cancers can be found early with skin exams. Regular exams by your doctor and checking your own skin frequently can help find cancers early, when they are easier to treat.

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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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Can Esophageal Cancer be Prevented?

Not all esophageal cancers can be prevented, but the risk of developing this disease can be greatly reduced by avoiding certain risk factors.

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Can Pancreatic Cancer Be Found Early?

Pancreatic cancer is hard to find early. The pancreas is deep inside the body, so early tumors can’t be seen or felt by health care providers during routine physical exams. Patients usually have no symptoms until the cancer has already … Continue reading

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Can Pancreatic Cancer be Prevented?

The cause of many pancreatic cancers is not known, so there is no sure way to prevent it. But there are some ways you might be able to reduce your risk of this disease.

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Can Lung Cancer be Found Early?

Usually symptoms of lung cancer do not appear until the disease is already in an advanced, non-curable stage. Even when symptoms of lung cancer do appear, many people may mistake them for other problems, such as an infection or long-term … Continue reading

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Can Lung Cancer be Prevented?

Not all lung cancers can be prevented, but there are some ways you can reduce your risk of getting lung cancer.

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Can Bone Cancer Be Found Early?

Tests are routinely used to detect early stages of some types of cancer (such as breast, cervical, colorectal, and skin cancer) before they cause symptoms. At this time, no special tests are routinely recommended to detect bone cancers early. The … Continue reading

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Can Bone Cancer Be Prevented?

Changes in lifestyle can help prevent many types of cancer. At present, however, no known lifestyle changes can prevent bone cancers.

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