Prevention & Detection

In this section, you can find many useful resources on cancer prevention and detection.  While we attempt to provide you with the most complete and accurate information, always consult your physician on what is the best practice for you or your loved one.

 

Prevention and Detection Kits:

NFCR Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Kit.

Keep you and your family healthy by downloading the NFCR Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Kit.

This educational Kit contains tips on how to help prevent cancer, as well as what to look for and how often to get checked out. Every household should have access to this information: it is estimated that 1/3 of all cancers could have been prevented, and many more lives could be saved with earlier detection.

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Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Kit

NFCR Breast Cancer Prevention and Detection Kit

Nearly everyone knows someone whose life has been touched by this deadly disease. Breast cancer touches 1 in 8 women in America, as well as their friends, family, and communities. In 2016, an estimated 246,660 new cases of breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in the United States, and around 40,450 women will die of the disease. These troubling numbers are a constant reminder that we desperately need new ways to detect and treat this disease, as well as increased education about ways to help prevent it in the first place.

The NFCR Breast Cancer Prevention and Detection Kit is a comprehensive educational package with tips on how to help prevent breast cancer, as well as what to look for and how often to get checked out.

NFCR offers this Kit as public service to help you learn how to reduce the risk of breast cancer. You can share this informative kit with the women, and even the men, in your life, in the hope that it might help save and extend even one more life.

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Colorectal Cancer Prevention and Detection Kit

March is the National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. In this month, NFCR specially offers the Coloretcal Cancer Prevention and Detection Kit that can help you and your family lower the risk of getting colorectal cancer.

In the United States, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both males and females and accounts for about 8% of cancer-related deaths each year. As with most types of cancer, detection of colorectal cancer in its earliest stage greatly increases its potential of getting cured.

The NFCR Coloretcal Cancer Prevention and Detection Kit is a comprehensive educational package with essential information about the causes and symptoms of colorectal cancer, and more importantly, practical suggestions about prevention and early detection, along with details on treatment options that are currently available.

NFCR offers this Kit as public service to help you learn how to reduce the risk of colorectal cancer.

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Lung Cancer Prevention and Detection Kit

Lung cancer is the leading killer among all types of cancer in the United States. Approximately 402,326 Americans are living with lung cancer. During 2016, an estimated 224,390 new cases of lung cancer are expected, representing about 14 percent of all cancer diagnoses. As with most types of cancer, detection of lung cancer in its earliest stage greatly increases its potential of getting cured.

The NFCR Lung Cancer Prevention and Detection Kit is a comprehensive educational package with essential information about the causes and symptoms of lung cancer, and practical advice on prevention, early detection, and effective treatment options that are currently available to lung cancer.

NFCR offers this Kit as public service to help you learn how to reduce the risk of lung cancer.

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Skin Cancer Prevention and Detection Kit

More than 3 million new cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in the United States each year. While many of these cases are highly curable, more than 76,000 of these cases will be melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer which accounts for the vast majority of skin cancer deaths.

The good news is that many of these cases could have been prevented! Most skin cancer is caused by overexposure to Ultraviolet (UV) radiation, either from the sun or from tanning beds. Download NFCR Skin Cancer Prevention and Detection Kit to learn our recommended ways to protect yourself and your family from skin cancer. Share this important information with those you care for to help them lead a healthier skin cancer-free life.

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