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ICYMI: March 25, 2016

Feature Story Black Smokers Less Likely to Get Lung Cancer Screening FRIDAY, March 18, 2016 (U.S. News & World Report) –Differences in smoking habits between black and white Americans may lead to lower lung cancer screening rates for blacks, new research suggests. Researchers reviewed federal government data from 1965 to 2012. They found that blacks […]

Knowledge is Powerful

The Prevent Cancer Foundation has campaigned for cancer screenings for 30 years. These screening tests are integral to early detection, and early detection leads to saving lives. Combined results from randomized screening trials suggest that mammograms reduce the risk of dying from breast cancer by 15% to 20%, while studies of modern mammogram screening programs […]