NOW U KNOW
Life expectancy for those diagnosed with cancer has improved in recent years, but, not everyone in Western New York has benefitted.
African-Americans and Hispanics are still more often diagnosed with cancer in later stages when cure is less likely.
NOW U KNOW, so take steps to protect yourself. Spend just one day to check your risk level and find out if cancer screening is right for you. Find more information below or request more information about our screening and cancer treatment services.
African Americans suffer from lung cancer more than any other group. If you smoke or used to smoke, lung cancer screening could save your life. You are eligible if you:
- are age 55 to 77
- smoked at least 30 Pack/Years
- smoked within the last 15 years
Learn more about Lung Cancer Screening at Roswell Park.
Ready to check your risk?
Use our easy online form to see if you are eligible for lung cancer screening.
Ready to quit smoking?
Quitting smoking or never starting is one of the easiest ways to reduce your lung cancer risk. Get help quitting from our experts.
Issues & Views with Dr. Nwogu and Thomasina Holmes
Cancer affects the African American community more than any other group.
Your friends and neighbors share their personal stories about our community approach to cancer prevention, detection and care in underserved populations.