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Cancer Facts for People Over 50


Description

This fact sheet helps adults over 50 learn the warning signs of cancer and provides information about treatment and prevention.

This fact sheet addresses the following topics:

  • What is cancer?
  • What symptoms should I watch for?
  • What regular tests should I have?
    • Breast cancer
    • Cervical cancer
    • Cervical and other cancers
    • Colorectal cancer
    • Mouth and throat cancers
    • Prostate cancer
    • Skin cancer
  • How is cancer treated?
  • Can cancer be prevented?

Developer

National Institute on Aging

Funding Sources

National Institute on Aging; National Institutes of Health; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


QualityTool Topic

asp:qt-topic-replace-me


History

  • Release Date: 02/2000
  • Review Date: 10/2005
  • Recent Summary: 04/2006
  • Original Summary: 07/2005
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Last updated: November 21, 2012.