Early detection for cancer can help doctors find cancers at an earlier and more treatable stage.
Our Breast Health page has more information on digital mammography and SonoCiné.
Our FIT Test (Fecal Immunochemical Test) is a modern cancer screening kit for colorectal (colon) cancer and everything you need comes in the kit. Cost is $20. It is pain-free, requires no dietary or medication restrictions and you can complete it in the privacy of your own home in about 10 minutes. FIT Tests may be covered by your insurance; please talk with your insurance provider whether FIT Test is covered.
With regular screening, colorectal (or colon) cancer is one of the more easily detected and treatable cancers. With early detection, colorectal cancer has a 90 percent survival rate.
The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) recommends either a colonoscopy every 10 years or an annual FIT screening as the preferred test for colorectal cancer screenings starting at age 50. African Americans should begin cancer screenings at age 45.
Patients with a family history should speak with their doctor about the right cancer screening schedule for early detection.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) says candidates for an annual low-dose CT lung screenings must:
The Spiral CT scan takes about seven to 15 seconds. The entire process takes about 30 minutes.
Call a Nurse Navigator to confirm you meet the screening requirements 775-982-4257.
In the United States, one in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime. And while the exact causes of prostate cancer are still unknown, there are certain risk factors that are linked to the disease that may increase a person's chance of developing prostate cancer.
Common risk factors include:
Ask your doctor about a prostate cancer screening or receive a PSA test at one of our low-cost monthly cancer screenings. Call 775-982-5433 or visit renown.org/screenings.
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