16. PTC Cancer Life Phases: Diagnosis
Once you know what symptoms to LOOK out for, consider cancer tests that allow us to detect cancers that do not have external, easy to see symptoms. A handy resource that follows is a table of cancer testing guidelines recommended for adults by age. Have you had these testings done within the past recommended number of years? If not, they may help catch things early when treatment is so highly successful. For even more detail, link to the related article listed below. And in another study specifically about colon rectal canceer (CRC), read about the mortality findings when screenings are not done or followed up properly, but don't limit that thinking just to CRC since it probably applies to screenings overall (see article below). Are you up to date on those routine recommended screenings?
Note: more videos wil be added soon that specifically address this topic of DIAGNOSIS.
Consider the following guidelines released in June of 2015: