Prevention

At the Siteman Cancer Center our mission is to prevent cancer in the community and transform cancer patient care through scientific discovery. To help you prevent cancer, we’ve put together the following resources to guide you.

Your Disease Risk

Find out your risk of 12 cancers and 6 other important chronic diseases – and get personalized tips for preventing them.

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8 Ways to Prevent Cancer

Take some simple steps to improve your health, and help your family do the same.

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Screening

Although there isn’t a screening test for every cancer, there are a number of effective tests that people should begin to have at certain ages.

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Cancer News in Context

Tackling popular news stories related to cancer prevention and screening, Cancer News in Context tames the hype with a big-picture outlook and important take home messages. This link will take you to the blog, which is hosted by Washington University School of Medicine.

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Program for Elimination of Cancer Disparities

PECaD focuses on strengthening capacity to reduce cancer disparities by working with community organizations, cancer survivors, clinicians, researchers and advocates to enhance education and awareness about cancer risk, prevention, community resources and care centers.

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Community Outreach and Engagement

In response to changes in demographics and cancer burden in the patient and community population, Siteman investigators have developed tailored educational materials, cancer-specific community partnerships, a clinical trial participation monitoring system, and expanded clinical services.

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