Prevencion y deteccion
Exámenes de detección de cáncer general para hombres
Las pruebas de detección del cáncer están diseñadas para encontrar áreas cancerosas o precancerosas antes de que se presenten síntomas y, en general, cuando los tratamientos son más exitosos.
General Cancer Screening for Women
Cancer screening tests are designed to find cancer or pre-cancerous areas before there are any symptoms and, generally, when treatments are most successful.
What is Chemoprevention?
Chemoprevention is the use of a medication, vitamin or supplement to stop cancer from happening. This is most often used for people who have a high risk of developing cancer.
Vaccines for Cancer Prevention
An oncogenic virus (or oncovirus) is a virus that causes cancer. These include HIV, HPV (Human Papilloma Viruses), herpes viruses, hepatitis B and C viruses, Epstein Barr Virus and retroviruses. There are vaccines available to prevent infection with HPV and Hepatitis B.
How Your Dental Visit Can Prevent or Detect Cancer
You may not think of your routine dental visit as a cancer screening test, but, in part, it is. Dentists and dental hygienists examine your mouth, tongue and surrounding tissue much more closely than you do and are most often the people who find pre-cancerous or cancerous lesions in early stages of growth.
Cancer Screening Tests: The Basics
Cancer screening tests look for cancer before a person has any symptoms. Learn more about what makes a good screening test and their limitations.
Detección Temprana del Cáncer Colorectal
Anal Cancer Screening for People at High Risk
Rates of anal cancer are much higher in certain populations and experts agree that routine anal cancer screening for these groups can reduce anal cancer rates.
Lung Cancer Screening
Screening for lung cancer with low-dose CT scan in people at high risk can help find cancers early and save lives.
A self-examination of the skin will help you to check your skin and to find any new changes.
Digital Rectal Exam
A digital rectal exam (DRE) is a test used to examine the lower rectum, prostate, pelvis, and lower belly for any changes that could be indicative of cancer.
Cervical Cancer Screening for Transmasculine or Gender Non-Conforming Individuals
Anyone with a cervix, including transmasculine and gender non-conforming individuals, may need cervical cancer screening, an important tool in preventing cervical cancer.