Information for Health Care Professionals

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Fact Sheets for Professionals

Get the latest figures and trends on 11 cancer types, alcohol, nutrition, physical activity, UV exposure, tobacco use, and occupational exposures.

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Cancer Presentations

View or download PDF presentations on risk factors, prevention, and early detection for major cancer sites and other topics. The abridged versions provide a less detailed overview of each subject that could be presented in about 20 minutes.

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Cancer Information in Other Languages

The American Cancer Society offers information about cancer including prevention, early detection, treatment, and managing side effects in many languages. Get easy reading handouts in multiple languages here.

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Breast Density Flyer

This flyer will help your patients understand what breast density is and how it can affect their breast cancer risk and mammogram findings.

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ColonMD: Clinicans' Information Source

The American Cancer Society offers free materials to help you continue encouraging colorectal cancer screening among your patients 50 and older.You play the most important role in getting people screened for colorectal cancer. If your patients don't hear about screening from you, they may not think they need it. Our clear, concise materials can help you explain colorectal cancer tests to patients.

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ProstateMD: Clinicians' Information Source

The American Cancer Society (ACS) recommends that men have a chance to make an informed decision with their health care provider about whether to be screened for prostate cancer. These tools and resources will help you explain the pros and cons of prostate cancer testing to your patients so they can make an informed decision about whether to be tested.

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Global Health

As a leader in cancer control since 1913, the American Cancer Society is committed to saving lives from cancer and reducing the global threat of the disease. In collaboration with a worldwide network of partnerships, we are urging governments and international organizations to recognize that cancer is a global priority requiring an urgent response.

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Health Equity

The American Cancer Society is committed to reducing cancer health disparities and has created strategic priorities for eliminating such disparities through research, education, advocacy and service. Learn more here.

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Circle Of Life

The American Cancer Society Circle Of Life program provides a holistic, culturally sensitive and interactive means for native and tribal communities, families, and individuals to learn about cancer. Topics include reducing cancer risk through healthy lifestyle choices, how different cancers are diagnosed and treated, coping with the emotional and physical side effects of cancer, caregiving, and coping with the end of life.