Should I be doing a monthly breast self-exam? At what age should I start my annual mammograms… or get my first colonoscopy? Sorting through cancer screening recommendations can be confusing. But one thing is clear, it’s best to catch cancer early!
Doctors at Cancer Treatment Centers of America have compiled cancer screening recommendations from leading cancer organizations and say it’s best to think about the three Rs: risk factors, recommendations and rationale. Click here to arm yourself with information you need to know about available screenings not just to catch cancer – but to potentially prevent it altogether.
So do not hesitate to visit the doctor and take all prescribed meds.
About Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) is a national network of five hospitals that serves adult patients who are fighting cancer. CTCA® offers an integrative approach to care that combines advancements in genomic testing and precision cancer treatment, surgery, radiation, immunotherapy and chemotherapy, with evidence-informed supportive therapies designed to help patients physically and emotionally by enhancing their quality of life while managing side effects both during and after treatment. You can follow them on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIN and YouTube.