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Get The Cancer Screenings You Need
Mission Hope Cancer Center offers free annual Prostate and Skin Cancer screenings. Please sign up for our newsletter to watch for these events.
For information on our Lung Cancer Screening Program or for more information about Skin, Prostate or Colon screening please call:
Carol Lowe, Oncology Nurse Navigator at 805-346-3463.
For information on Breast or Cervical cancer screening please call:
Julie Neiggermann, Oncology Nurse Navigator at 805-346-3405.
They can answer your questions, discuss insurance coverage and co-payments and help you make appointments for screenings.
What is a cancer screening?
- Screening tests have been shown to reduce cancer deaths.
- Cancer screening is looking for cancer before a person has symptoms.
- Screening tests are medical tests performed when you are healthy, with no signs of illness Screening tests can help find cancer at an early stage, before symptoms appear. When abnormal tissue or cancer is found early, it may be easier to treat or cure. By the time symptoms appear, the cancer may have grown and spread. This can make cancer harder to treat or cure.
- Discuss your needed screening tests with your primary care physician at your next well care visit or with your medical oncologist to keep you healthy in survivorship.
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