cancer screening

Five ways to make colonoscopy prep easier.

Michael Sickler, Program Manager, Colon Cancer Screening Program February 26, 2020

Updated March 15, 2020 A colonoscopy probably isn’t how you want to celebrate your 45th birthday, but it’s the best…

How lung cancer screening can save your life.

Clara Yoder, BSN, RN, CCRN March 06, 2020

Lung cancer is the deadliest form of cancer, killing more men and women than breast, colon, and prostate cancers combined….

How colonoscopies can prevent colon cancer.

Michael Sickler, Program Manager, Colon Cancer Screening Program September 23, 2020

Colon cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed type of cancer in men and women in the United States, according…

Why you shouldn’t delay a lung cancer screening.

Clara Yoder, BSN, RN, CCRN October 21, 2020

Some people may delay a lung cancer screening or other routine screenings out of fear of diagnosis. But the truth…

Why it’s important to get a mammogram, and what to expect when you do.

Linda C. Wieczynski, MS, RN, Clinical Coordinator, MedStar Health Cancer Network February 12, 2021

Nearly one in eight women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer in their lifetime, and it’s the second leading…

Why you shouldn’t delay cancer screenings.

MedStar Health May 06, 2021

In 2020, cancer diagnoses plummeted by 50%, as many people delayed routine physicals and cancer screenings that have been proven…