Feb 17, 2015 10:00 AM

Author: Cancer Learning Center


For Cancer Prevention Month, we’re highlighting the 5 behaviors that may prevent up to 50% of cancers.

Checking for cancer (or for conditions that may lead to cancer) in people who have no symptoms is called screening. Screening tests have many goals. They can help doctors find cancer before symptoms appear, find and treat some types of cancer early, and decrease the chance of dying from cancer.

Certain cancer screenings are available:

Screenings may not be right for everyone. Talk to your doctor about which screenings are right for you.

For more information about cancer prevention, call the G. Mitchell Morris Cancer Learning Center toll free 1-888-424-2100 or text “askhci” to 66746.


Cancer Learning Center

Huntsman Cancer Institute
cancerinfo@hci.utah.edu

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