Smoking is the #1 risk factor for lung cancer, but treatment is available when it's caught early.
Screenings can not only detect cervical cancer, but they can also help prevent cervical cancer by identifying pre-cancerous cells.
Mammography can lower the risk of dying of breast cancer by 40%.
Prostate cancer often presents no symptoms in its early stages and may only be detected via screenings.
60% of colorectal deaths can be prevented with screenings.
Sun exposure makes skin cancer the most common cancer in both men and women, but early detection makes it highly treatable.
Previously known as the Mobile Mammography Unit, UofL Health – Brown Cancer Center's Mobile Screening Unit now provides community access to prevention and early detection programs for several different cancers including cervical, colon, lung and breast cancers.
It is important that everyone receives the health care, screenings and support needed to live as healthy as possible. This includes regular cancer screenings essential for early detection, diagnosis and effective treatment.