Early Detection

Firefighters, in particular, and other first responders are at higher risk of developing myeloma, lymphoma and cancer in the breast, lungs, skin, liver, testes and other organs.
Here is a guide to everything you need to know about mammograms.
"Men need to know that they’re in the driver’s seat. Going to see your doctor doesn’t mean they’re going to operate on you; it’s just going to see a doctor, so you know what your PSA numbers are."
In late August, fans around the world were shocked by the unexpected death of “Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman, who had not disclosed his four-year battle with colon cancer. His death shone a light on the fact that younger people, especially younger Black men and women, have a higher incidence of colorectal cancer — and a higher rate of death from the disease — than any other racial group in the United States.
Unfortunately, most pancreatic cancer cases are not found until the disease has reached stage IV.