"Did you know: Research shows that "feeling your boobies" is just as effective at identifying changes or lumps as doing a formal self-breast exam."

There are so many people getting cancer, one has to wonder, "Do I have any control if I get cancer or not?" The PA Department of Health shares in this video that there are many cancer risks that we can control.  What are they? 

A panel of Central PA oncology experts discuss screenings, behavior change and why prevention is really the best medicine when it comes to cancer.

So many great questions about cancer came in from the audiences participating in the Facing Cancer Together webinar launch event, as well as the recent TV Smart Talk and Radio Smart Talk programs.  So many that we couldn't get to them all.  Below are the expert answers to those cancer questions that weren't answered in those programs, courtesy of the experts at WellSpan Health. 

Help put Central PA on the cancer research map by enrolling in The American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study - 3 (CPS-3).

Fewer Pennsylvanians are smoking. Our public policies seem to be working ... but slowly, according to Leslie Best, the Director of Bureau of Health Promotion and Risk Reduction in the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

Smokers are all but setting themselves up for cancer, says the doctor who heads the oncology program at Lancaster General Health.

Did you know that 40% of cancer is preventable? That's what doctors say.  These eight steps can cut your risk of cancer plus keep a lot of other nasty health problems at bay.

National Minority Cancer Awareness Week Provides Opportunity to Join the Movement for a World with More Birthdays

Colo-rectal cancer is probably the most preventable cancer, because screening can find and treat pre-cancerous growths.  Even so, people continue to come in for treatment too late.

Page 16 of 16

A message from the Facing Cancer Together team: We invite you to join us in this community partnership. Share. Connect. Learn. No matter how cancer has affected you, our multimedia tools can help you gain confidence in your choices. In the coming months, this site will evolve with your participation. Meet the team!

Sponsored by

witf Lancaster General Health Pinnacle Health System Wellspan
witf Pinnacle Health System Wellspan Lancaster General Health
witf Wellspan Lancaster General Health Pinnacle Health System