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There are steps you can take to prevent lung cancer. Limiting exposure to smoke, radon, hazardous chemicals and air pollution will help protect your lungs. The best thing you can do right now is stop smoking or never start. To learn more about lung cancer, click here.
The pancreas is a gland behind your stomach and in front of your spine. It produces the juices that help break down food and the hormones that help control blood sugar levels. Pancreatic cancer usually begins in the cells that produce the juices. To learn more about pancreatic cancer, click here.
The stomach is an organ between the esophagus and the small intestine. It mixes food with stomach acid and helps digest protein. Stomach cancer mostly affects older people - two-thirds of people who have it are over age 65. To learn more about stomach cancer, click here.
Getting regular check ups, preventive screening tests, and immunizations are among the most important things you can do for yourself.
Regular health exams can find problems early, when your chances for prevention, treatment and cure are better.
A colonoscopy can help prevent colon cancer. To learn who needs to have a colonoscopy and how to schedule one, click here.
We'd like to know what you think of two TV ads regarding colon cancer screening. We are seeking feedback from those age 50 and over. Please take 5 minutes to watch the ads and complete the questions. Click here to take the survey.
The HPV vaccine protects against most cancers caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) infections. In fact, this is the 1st vaccine developed to prevent a major type of cancer. For more information about the HPV vaccine, click here.