Cancer Prevention & Early Detection Facts & Figures

More systematic efforts to reduce tobacco use and obesity, improve diet, and increase physical activity and the use of established screening tests could alleviate additional cancer morbidity and mortality. However, the use of potentially lifesaving prevention and early detection measures is suboptimal and profoundly influenced by individual behaviors, as well as social, economic, and public policy factors.

Suggested citation: American Cancer Society. Cancer Prevention & Early Detection Facts & Figures 2019-2020. Atlanta: American Cancer Society; 2019.

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Cancer Prevention & Early Detection Facts & Figures 2019-2020 is accompanied by “Current Prevalence of Major Cancer Risk Factors and Screening Test Use in the United States: Disparities by Education and Race/Ethnicity,” a scientific paper published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, and Prevention.  

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