Many cancer deaths could be prevented by making healthy choices like not smoking, staying at a healthy weight, eating right, keeping active, and getting recommended screening tests. In this section you can learn how to help lower your chances of getting cancer, plus what screening tests the American Cancer Society recommends, and when.
These quizzes, calculators, reminders and other tools can help you make healthy choices, lower your risk for different cancers, or find it early.
Screening increases the chances of detecting certain cancers early, when they are most likely to be curable. Learn what screening tests the American Cancer Society recommends, when you should have them, and how they are covered under some types of insurance.