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Guidelines are continuing to evolve to meet the changing landscape of cancer and the new technologies available to find and treat it.
Tailored feedback at colorectal cancer screenings increased preventive lifestyle behaviors.
Knowing your body, being proactive in your screenings for cancer — even without a family history (like me) — could save your life.
A research dog identified cancerous lung tumors 97 percent of the time.
Nancie Petrucelli is senior genetic counselor at the Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit.
Genetic mutation raises the risk of breast, ovarian and prostate cancers.
Screening rates for breast, cervical, colorectal and prostate cancer are still below public health targets.
Doctors with personal cancer experience are 17 percent likelier to prescribe cancer screenings to low-risk patients.
Blacks have higher rates of positive screens and lung cancer diagnosis.
Cancer does not discriminate — and just because you do not have it in your family, well, that just means it might start with YOU.
Many low-risk patients receive high-cost procedures that are not recommended.
Black women and others at elevated risk should be evaluated by age 30.
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