You don’t have to have symptoms to have cancer. Screening tests can catch cancer early or prevent it from developing. The screening tests below have been proven to save lives. Tell your healthcare provider if you have a family history of cancer. Early or more frequent screening might be recommended.
Types of Cancer Screening
How Can I Get Cancer Screenings?
If you have health insurance, ask your healthcare provider what screening tests are right for you. Most insurance plans now provide full coverage for preventive services, including cancer screening. Contact your health insurance provider for information about what they cover.
If you don’t have health insurance, there are options for free or low-cost health insurance.
Colon Cancer Screening
Breast Cancer Screening
Cervical Cancer Screening
Other Cancer Screening Tests
Challenges of Cancer Screening Programs
See your doctor if you have symptoms
Cancer screening is testing for early signs of some types of cancer in people who have no symptoms. If you have any health concerns, or worrying symptoms, always see your doctor without delay.