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Why

Don't We
Screen for These
CANCERS?
These four common cancers
don't have routine screening
guidelines-which makes
them easy to miss
BY EMILY FROST

W

hen it comes to implementing healthy
habits, there are two end goals most
of us have in mind: preventing heart
disease and avoiding cancer. That's
because cancer is one of the most pervasive diseases
in our country-for instance, there will be more than
50,000 new cases in Georgia this year alone-and while
the disease is getting more and more treatable, it's also
getting tougher and tougher to avoid.
To prevent cancer, most of us do everything we can,
such as avoiding common risk factors, eating a healthy
diet, getting routine exercise, using sun protection,
staying up to date on medical care and so on. But even
then, cancer can still creep in.
That's why there are routine screenings: to ensure
that even if signs or symptoms go unnoticed, cancer can
still be detected early. At least that's the case for breast,
cervical, colorectal and skin cancers.
But not all types of cancer have screenings available.
As it turns out, several common types-bladder,
endometrial, pancreatic and lung-don't have any
routine screenings whatsoever. Why? >
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