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The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently expanded recommendations for colorectal cancer screening. The task force now recommends that people at average risk for colorectal cancer begin screening at 45 years old—5 years earlier than previously recommended. Read part 3 in our 3-part blog series focused on colorectal cancer.
May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month. Men are at higher risk of developing bladder cancer than women. The chance of a man developing bladder cancer is about 1 in 27. Read on to learn about bladder cancer, including risk factors, symptoms, and more.
Did you know that May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month? Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States, accounting for roughly half of all cancer cases. Read on to learn about risk factors, signs, symptoms, and more.
April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month. The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 19,000 esophageal cancer cases will be diagnosed in the United States in 2021. Read on for important details about risk factors and resources to help you or your loved one to help you cope with the disease.
March is Kidney Cancer Awareness Month. We share key information about the disease, including risk factors, testing procedures, and support resources.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently expanded recommendations for lung cancer screening. The group now recommends that adults with a long history of smoking should begin getting annual low-dose CT scans at age 50—5 years earlier than previously recommended. This update will make an estimated 15 million people eligible for lung cancer screening.
Cervical cancer mortality rates have been on the decline since the 1970s, but more work must be done to reduce cases. Get key insights on prevention, screening, support resources, and more.