American Cancer Society Guidelines for the Early Detection of Cancer

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These guidelines educate people about cancer screening tests doctors use to detect cancer before the patient experiences any symptoms. It identifies particular types of cancer and the specific screening tests used to detect them. For each cancer type, the document identifies persons at risk and other factors to consider, making recommendations regarding who should receive which tests, and at what age. It discusses screening tests for breast cancer, colon and rectal cancer and polyps, cervical cancer, endometrial (uterine) cancer, lung cancer, and prostate cancer. It provides tips to help people be healthy and reduce their cancer risks, and includes American Cancer Society contacts for more information.

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Author(s):
American Cancer Society
Country of Origin:
United States
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Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
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Copyright:
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Last Reviewed by Author(s):
3/11/2015
Record Last Updated:
5/19/2017

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