In many cases, early detection of cancer is vital to our fight against the disease. Routine screenings for some of the most common types of cancer can reveal cancerous or precancerous areas when they are at their most treatable stage. While screening is not practical or possible for all types of cancer, it can be lifesaving when used in the right context.
Some routine screenings are recommended based on age or gender, while others are recommended if you have certain risk factors, such as a family history. Talk to your doctor to see what they recommend for you.
At St. Luke’s Health, we offer the following cancer screenings: