Cancer Treatment Centers of America

October 2013 - Screening guidelines for breast cancer & prostate cancer

  Issue #84, October 2013      
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What you should know about breast cancer screening guidelines

If you’re confused about when to begin getting mammograms, you’re not alone. In recent years, there’s been a great deal of debate in the medical community over when women should begin routine mammograms, as well as how often they need to have the test.

What you should know about prostate cancer screening guidelines & active surveillance

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among American men. One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime. But if caught early, prostate cancer is one of the most treatable malignancies.

Cancer in the News

Listen to Dr. Shayma Kazmi discuss breast cancer screening guidelines and symptoms of breast cancer.

Recipe of the Month
Recipe of the Month

Looking for a healthy recipe to celebrate the fall season? Try one of our chef’s recipes for harvest pumpkin soup.


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