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How you can beat the odds by getting screened for lung cancer

Lung cancer is the No. 1 cancer killer. However, most people don't know they have it until it's too late. That's why early screening and low-dose CT scans are so important to prevent lung cancer deaths.

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What does it mean to have dense breasts, and why is screening so critical?

About 50% of women have dense breasts, which could make it more difficult to detect breast cancer. That's why it's so critical to get routine mammograms to find out if you have dense breasts.

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Colon cancer is on the rise in younger adults: What you should look for

Diagnosis of colon cancer in younger adults has nearly doubled since 1995, according to the American Cancer Society. Learn about the early signs of colon cancer and how you can get screened to protect yourself.

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Why regular cervical cancer screenings are important for early detection

Screening and testing have led to a decrease in the number of women dying of cervical cancer. That's why health experts encourage women to get regular screenings to help with early detection and treatment.

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6 simple eating and exercise tips that can reduce your cancer risk

When it comes to diet and exercise, there are some things you can do to help lower your cancer risk. Our experts at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center offer you simple guidelines to follow.

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Why it’s so important to get regular breast cancer screenings

About 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Breast cancer screenings are so important for early detection. Find out why you should get regular screenings and how to schedule your appointment.

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Cancer Care

Lung cancer: What you should know and why you should get screened

Lung cancer is the No. 1 cancer killer in the U.S., but very few people get screened. Learn the risk factors, symptoms, treatments, and why you should be screened for lung cancer.

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Total Explorer: Inventing the world’s first full-body PET scanner

UC Davis Health scientists spent 15 years developing the world’s first total-body PET scanner, called EXPLORER. The machine scans a patient’s entire body at once, delivering breathtaking image quality.

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Customizing cures: Developing treatments to conquer diseases

UC Davis Health’s Good Manufacturing Practice Facility develops therapies in one of the nation's most advanced facilities. Individualized therapies can be made to treat diseases that previously had no cures.

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