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Prevention & Screenings

Steps You Can Take to Manage Your Cancer Risk

Stay healthy and reduce your risk of developing cancer.

Making healthy lifestyle choices is your first line of defense against cancer.

  • Say no to smoking and tobacco use.
  • Keep your skin safe from sun damage.
  • Maintain a healthy diet.
  • Get active.
  • Get your scheduled screenings.

Talk with your primary care provider to find out what cancer screenings are right for you.

Lung Cancer Screening Program

Studies show that lung cancer deaths can be reduced by 20% when at-risk individuals participate in a lung CT cancer screening program. If you're a current or former smoker and between the ages of 50-77, you may be eligible for Frederick Health's lung cancer screening program. There's only one way to find out.

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Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men in the U.S. Every year, more than 4,000 new cases of prostate cancer occur in Maryland. Should you get screened for prostate cancer? Could you be at risk? Learn the symptoms and treatment options available at Frederick Health.

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Breast Cancer Screening Program

Breast cancer won't wait. Neither should you. Annual mammograms are the first step in successfully detecting and treating breast cancer. Do you know the symptoms, risk factors, screening, and prevention options available to you at Frederick Health?

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Colon & Rectal Cancer Screening

Of all cancers affecting both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading killer in the U.S. Routine screenings for colorectal cancer are your best defense against the disease. If you're 50 or older, talk to your doctor about getting screened. Learn the steps so you can take action.

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