Just 1 in 7 cancer cases diagnosed through screening: research 

Just one in seven instances of cancer in the U.S. are detected through cancer screening, new research shows, indicating a need to ramp-up early detection efforts to increase survival rates.  The independent research institution NORC at the University of Chicago found that just 14 percent of diagnosed cancers are detected via screening — and most … Read more

Most Cancers Not Found Through Screenings

Dec. 15, 2022 — Just 14.1% of cancer cases in the United States are diagnosed through recommended screening tests, a new report says. Instead, most cancers are found when someone seeks medical attention for something else, according to the information posted by the nonprofit research organization NORC at the University of Chicago. “I was shocked that … Read more

Celebrity Actors Film Their Colonoscopies to Bring Awareness

Sept. 14, 2022 — Actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are taking on different roles: starring in a new campaign to raise awareness about the importance of screening for colon cancer. Using some humor to highlight a very serious topic, the two Hollywood stars filmed their own colonoscopies. Importantly, both Reynolds and McElhenney are 45 … Read more