Medical Matters

The importance of cancer screening

4th June, 2011

The word cancer instils fear in many people, and they can often ignore symptoms and go to great lengths to avoid visiting their doctor for fear they may hear the worst.

This head-in-the-sand approach to health isn’t necessary, however, as medicine no longer focuses purely on treating disease, but put a huge emphasis on preventing it.

Cancer screening is one of the best examples of this kind of medicine.

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