News tagged with screening rates

Breakthrough in early cancer detection

Cape Cod-TV correspondent Melissa Chartrand went into the hospital three years ago to undergo a hysterectomy, a common procedure that was supposed to eliminate her abdominal pains. But for Melissa, a far more serious pain ...

Jan 10, 2012
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Doctors: Pap remains best test for cervical cancer

There's more news on cancer screening tests - this time for women. Scientists advising the government say a Pap test is a good way to screen young and middle-aged women for cervical cancer, and it's only needed once every ...

Oct 17, 2011
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Study: men less willing to be screened for cancer

Although men have higher cancer mortality rates than women, they are less willing to be screened for cancer, according to a study conducted by researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., and colleagues at Sanoa Consulting ...

Nov 22, 2011
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