Many Americans are delaying important health screenings because they fear exposure to COVID. As City of Hope pathologist Sue Chang, MD, FCAP explains, waiting can put you at risk for advanced stage disease that could have been detected early. Colon cancer survivor Emile Auguste shares his story and encourages people to get those screenings that could save their lives.
Director of Breast Oncology at the Lifespan Cancer Institute, Stephanie Graff, MD encourages patients to keep up with regular mammogram screenings to help detect breast cancer. https://www.lifespan.org/.
Importance of Lung Cancer Screenings
Doctors say skin cancer is on the rise as people put off screenings during pandemic