Learn how often you should be screened for cancer from Dr. C. Michael Jones, Oncologist and Hematologist.
How to screen yourself for testicular cancer
If you are a man or have a man in your life, consider screening for testicular cancer regularly. See tips from Scott & White's urologist Dr. David Scott.
Why Screen for Colorectal Cancer?
Turning the big 5-0 is a milestone. It’s also the time to start getting screened for colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cause of c...
Should you be screened for lung cancer?
Use this tool to help you ponder the pros and cons of lung cancer screening.
Should you be screened for prostate cancer?
Use this decision tool to help you ponder the pros and cons of prostate cancer screening.
Why Should You Get Screened?
Colon Cancer is the third leading cause for cancer in men and women. Learn why you should get screened.
Smoking & Lung Cancer: How to Get Screened
Are you a smoker or use tobacco and scared about lung cancer? Or have you quit, but still worry about the toll on health? According to the American Cancer Society, in 2012, about 42 million Americans used tobacco products – ranging from cigarettes, to cigars, e-cigarettes, hookahs, and chews or spit tobacco. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among men and women in the United States. Every year, it claims more lives than colon, breast, ovarian, and prostate cancers combined.
Colon Cancer: Why Black Men Should Be Screened 5 Years Earlier
African Americans have the highest rates of colon cancer (also known as colorectal cancer). We face a 20 percent higher risk of developing colon cancer and a 45 percent higher mortality rate…
Why it's important to get screened for prostate cancer at every yearly check-up
Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer among men -- so it's important to get screened frequently.
Best way to beat breast cancer? Get screened early
KUTV Since the widespread introduction of mammograms in the 1990s, the death rate from breast cancer has decreased by about 35%. Dr. Brett Parkinson, director of the Breast Care Center at Intermountain Medical Center, says the best way to increase your cha
Testing for BRCA: What Is the Best Way to Screen for Cancer Genes?
The BRCA Founder Outreach study was recently launched to look at how patients undergo genetic screenings for cancer.
Nearly Four Out of 10 Lesbians Not Routinely Screened for Cervical Cancer
Nearly 38 percent of lesbians polled in a national survey were not routinely screened for cervical cancer, putting them at risk of developing a highly preventable cancer, according to a University of Maryland School of Medicine study being presented at th
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness
Facts about colorectal cancer: It affects men and women equally 90% of new cases occur in people 50 or older People with first-degree relative (parent, sib...
Why You Should Get Screened for Colon Cancer [Infographic]
Colon cancer takes the lives of over 50,000 Americans every year. With proper screening, it can be found and treated before it spreads.
Why Anyone Over 50 Should Be Screened for Colon Cancer
Why you should screen early and vaccinate against cervical cancer
Screening early and vaccinating against HPV can prevent cervical cancer.
Health Tips: Preventing Colon Cancer
Women with family history of breast, ovarian cancer should be screened for BRCA gene
Women who have mutations in genes known as BRCA are at increased risk for breast and ovarian cancers, and researchers say they should have genetic screening.
Why African-Americans should be screened for colon cancer at 45
Statistically speaking, African-Americans develop colon cancer at a younger age than other colon cancer patients and are at a 20% higher risk for developing ...
Getting Screened for Colon Cancer: What to Know Before You Go
By detecting colon cancer early on and seeking the correct treatment, patients can drastically increase their survival rate.
Who Should Be Screened for Lung Cancer?
A harsh truth about lung cancer is that it doesn’t usually cause symptoms until the cancer is already advanced and not able to be cured. That’s why the idea of screening – looking for lung cancer in people who do not have any symptoms – is appealing.