Cancer Prevention and Screening
Tips to Prevent Cancer
Our experts share foods to help lower your cancer risks, the truth about skin cancer risks, how to make a health barbecue plate and the benefits of quitting smoking in the July issue of Focused on Health.
All of us can take steps toward reducing our risks for certain cancers. Consult your health care provider at your next exam about strategies to reduce your risks of developing cancer.
New Healthy Kids Cards
MD Anderson has developed a new series of pledge cards to assist parents in helping their children make healthier choices to lower cancer risks.
The set of four cards offers practical advice on how to get children to eat more fruits and vegetables, stay active, avoid tobacco and wear sunscreen. The public can access these complimentary resources online. Each card is available in English, Spanish and Vietnamese.
- Cancer Risk Factors
- Cancer Screening Recommendations
- Genetic Testing & Counseling
- Hereditary Cancer Syndromes
Studies and Programs
Lyda Hill Cancer Prevention Center
Did you know you can get your mammogram or prostate exam at MD Anderson's Lyda Hill Cancer Prevention Center? Most major insurance plans are accepted. Schedule an appointment today by calling 1-877-632-6789.