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Breast

At Community Care Physicians, you have the support of subspecialized breast cancer experts and a full range of the latest breast cancer screening techniques.

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Prostate

Prostate cancer is the most common cause of cancer in American men, affecting mainly older males. About 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime.Screening has significantly increased the number of cancers diagnosed at an early, and usually curable, stage. Men over the age of 50 (or age 40 for African-American men or those with a family history) should be offered or recommended to undergo yearly screening with PSA and DRE.

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Lung

Until recently there has been no reliable way to detect lung cancer in its earliest, most treatable stage. Now, an imaging study, specifically a low-dose CT scan, can detect possible lung tumors. The screening will benefit 55 to 74 year old asymptomatic smokers and former smokers with a smoking history of at least 30 pack-years (this means 1 pack a day for 30 years, 2 pack a day for 15 years, and so on).

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Cervical & Ovarian

The survival rate for cervical cancer has increased the past few decades, since doctors have been able to find cancer early and treat it, or prevent it from ever even occurring. Researchers continue to find out more about what causes cervical cancer, and the best ways to screen for it. Screening recommendations vary depending on your age and history. Your primary care physician or gynecologist can help you determine how often to be screened and also when you can stop screening.

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Colorectal

Colorectal cancer is the third most common type of non skin cancer in both men and women. It is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States after lung cancer. It is recommended that people of average risk for colorectal cancer start regular screening at the age of 50 and continue until age 75, with as long as their results are negative. People at increased risk because of a family history of colorectal cancer or polyps, or because they have inflammatory bowel disease or certain genetic conditions may be advised to start screening before age 50 and/or have more frequent screening.

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Skin

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. You don’t need any x-rays or blood tests to find skin cancer early, but you can use skin exams to protect yourself and your family.

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