Early Detection of Specific Cancers for Women

Here you'll find guides that discuss the risk factors, prevention, and early detection of some of the cancers that commonly affect women, including breast, cervical, colorectal, skin, and lung cancers.

Breast Cancer Early Detection

Learn about the factors that may affect your risk for breast cancer, and find out what you can do to help detect breast cancer early, when it is likely to be most easily treated.

Colorectal Cancer Early Detection

Did you know that some screening tests can be used to spot changes in the colon and rectum before they even have a chance to become cancer? Find out more about these tests and about the risk factors for colorectal cancer here.

Skin Cancer Prevention and Early Detection

Skin cancer is by far the most common type of cancer in the United States. Learn about the risk factors for skin cancer and what you can do to help protect yourself and your loved ones.

Lung Cancer Prevention and Early Detection

Tobacco use is the number one cause of lung cancer, but people who don’t smoke may get lung cancer too. Learn about the known causes of lung cancer, what you can do to lower your risk, and tests that may help find it early.