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According to the
National Cancer Institute, an estimated 1,806,590 new cases of cancer were diagnosed in the United States in 2020, and 606,520 people died of cancer. It's sobering to know that many premature deaths
from cancer could have been avoided through screening.
Fortunately, you can take steps to greatly reduce your risk of developing certain forms of cancer. Our specialists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have compiled the top risk factors and screening recommendations for you to use in concert with your health
care provider. Read about screening recommendations for:
Dana-Farber offers a wealth of supportive services and programs to help individuals reduce their risk of a cancer occurrence or recurrence.