Cancer research breakthroughs are constantly leading to new prevention and early detection tools. In this section, you will find tips to lower your risk of cancer, as well as information on various screenings that help catch cancer at its earliest stages when it’s most treatable. While we attempt to provide you with the most complete and accurate information, we kindly remind you to always consult your physician on best practices for you personally.
FREE Prevention and Detection Kit
Research shows that at least 1/3 of all cancer cases are preventable. That means many lives can be saved with earlier detection. The NFCR Cancer Prevention and Detection Kit contains valuable information on how to help prevent cancer, as well as what to look for and how often to get screened for different cancers.
Keep you and your loved ones healthy by downloading the NFCR Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Kit and sharing it. For some quick tips, you can also read our blog post 8 Proactive Cancer-Fighting Pointers.
Lung Cancer Prevention and Detection
Lung cancer is the second most-common cancer in both men and women. More people die of lung cancer than of colon, breast and prostate cancers combined, as it claims nearly 160,000 lives every year. With lung cancer continuing to affect the lives of so many people, it’s important to understand the disease and what we can do to improve our chances of beating it. Click here to read 7 Facts You Need to Know About Lung Cancer.
The NFCR Lung Cancer Prevention and Detection Kit is currently getting updated. Check back here for the latest information soon!
Breast Cancer Prevention and Detection
The lifetime risk of getting breast cancer is about 1 in 8 for women in the U.S. and 1 in 1,000 for men. Although there is no definitive way to prevent breast cancer, there are things we can do to significantly reduce our breast cancer risk and to catch it early when there is a greater chance that treatment will be most effective. Read our blog post 7 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer.
The NFCR Breast Cancer Prevention and Detection Kit is currently getting updated. Check back here for the latest information soon!
Colorectal Cancer Prevention and Detection
Colorectal cancer is the third most-commonly diagnosed cancer and the third leading cause of cancer death in both men and women in the U.S. It is also oftentimes preventable with proper care and screenings.
The NFCR Colorectal Cancer Prevention and Detection Kit is currently getting updated. Check back here for the latest information soon!
Skin Cancer Prevention and Detection
The bad news: One in five Americans will develop skin cancer during their lifetime. The good news: Most skin cancer cases are avoidable. They are caused by overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, either from the sun or from tanning beds.
The NFCR Skin Cancer Prevention and Detection Kit is currently getting updated. Check back here for the latest information soon!