15 Things You Can Do To Reduce Your Cancer Risk
14. Get early screening
Early detection of cancers is vital for successful treatment. There are many things that can be done to detect cancer early. Routine pap tests, breast exams, colonoscopy, and CT colonography are important. It is also recommended for people ages 50 or over to have a sigmoidoscopy. People ages 20 and up should have a cancer-related check-up that includes health counseling as well as tests for thyroid, lymph nodes, skin, oral cavity, testes, and ovaries.