& Early Cancer Detection
There are various ways to prevent different types of cancer. Three simple ways to help prevent many types of cancer for adults and children:
Last year, an estimated 1.4 million Americans learned they had cancer. Many of these cases were identified through routine screenings given or ordered by primary care physicians. For easy reference, use the chart for women and men below, which is based on the American Cancer Society recommendations. Remember–if you are at high risk for a particular kind of cancer due to your family history or other risk factors, you may be advised by your doctor to be tested earlier or more often. In addition to administering the right tests at the right time, your doctors can also work with you to make lifestyle changes that may protect you against cancer.
21-29 years of age:
30-39 years of age:
40-49 years of age:
50 years of age:
55+ years of age:
20-39 years of age:
MemorialCare is proud to provide the highest quality, comprehensive cancer care for adults and children of all ages. Our cancer centers are devoted to improving the lives of residents in Los Angeles County and Orange County, California and beyond.
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