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Philly Mag: Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Cancer Screening

By December 5, 2019 No Comments

“According to the American Cancer Society, screening rates for colorectal, breast, and cervical cancer are lower in Philadelphia than in other areas of Pennsylvania, while 25 percent of the city’s residents live below the poverty line with decreased access to care and higher rates of illness and death.

“Philly does have several areas where we could definitely increase cancer screening rates and thereby avoid many cancers. And not only avoid them, but if we do diagnose them, we’d be able to diagnose them at an earlier stage,” said Carmen Guerra, the American Cancer Society’s board scientific officer.”

Read more at Philadelphia Magazine

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