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Bladder and Other Urothelial Cancers Screening (PDQ®)
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Endometrial Cancer Screening (PDQ®)
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Esophageal Cancer Screening (PDQ®)
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Stomach (Gastric) Cancer Screening (PDQ®)
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Liver (Hepatocellular) Cancer Screening (PDQ®)
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Neuroblastoma Screening (PDQ®)
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Oral Cancer Screening (PDQ®)
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Ovarian Cancer Screening (PDQ®)
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Skin Cancer Screening (PDQ®)
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Testicular Cancer Screening (PDQ®)
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Cancer Screening Overview (PDQ®)
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Information about measuring the effectiveness of cancer screening tests and about weighing the strength of the evidence obtained from cancer screening research studies.

CancerSPACE (Cancer: Simulating Practice and Collaborative Education) is a unique educational tool created to help clinics improve their process for cancer screening. It is designed for use by the health care staff of approximately 1,300 federally qualified community health centers (FQCHCs).

Most Americans Do Not Know When or How Often To Get Cancer Screening Tests
While most Americans know that mammograms, pap smears, and colonoscopies are screening exams for cancer, the majority of Americans do not know the appropriate age at which initiation of these tests is recommended, according to the latest brief from the Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS).

Types of Tests to Detect Cancer

A collection of material about proteomics, the study of proteins inside cells, and how such study is shedding new light on cancer.

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