In September, October, November, January, March, and May, we suggest using these respective Cancer Awareness Month posts to supplement your newsletters, and even in social media posts. Be sure to check out the available digital resources.
Newsletter Option: Prostate Cancer (September)
More than 190,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in the United States this year, killing a staggering 17 percent. TimetoScreen.org makes it easy to find a convenient screening location to ensure you’re receiving recommended prostate cancer screenings. Take control of your health—early detection may save your life. Visit the American Association for Cancer Research to learn about prostate cancer prevention and more.
Newsletter Option: Breast Cancer (October)
About 44,000 women living in the United States are expected to die from breast cancer this year. Early detection and treatment advances are cause for optimism. Women should start considering breast cancer screening options as early as age 40 and should receive a mammogram every two years at age 50. TimetoScreen.org makes it easy to locate convenient screening centers to ensure you’re resuming recommended breast cancer screenings. To learn more about breast cancer and help women in need this month, visit the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.
Newsletter Option: Lung Cancer (November)
Lung cancer is the number one cancer killer of women and men living in the United States and the second most common cancer. Do not delay your recommended lung cancer screening. Take control of your health. TimetoScreen.org makes it simple to locate convenient screening centers. To learn more, visit the Lung Cancer Foundation of America to learn about prevention and outreach tactics to raise awareness in your community.
Newsletter Option: Cervical Cancer (January)
Nearly 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with this largely preventable cancer each year, and many vaccinations or screening options are readily available at nearby medical practices. TimetoScreen.org makes getting screened easier, connecting you with a safe, convenient screening location. Take control of your health—early detection may save your life. Visit the National Cervical Cancer Coalition to learn about cervical cancer prevention and more.
Newsletter Option: Colorectal Cancer (March)
The American Cancer Society estimates 150,000 new cases of colorectal cancers each year, which are the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in men and women. TimetoScreen.org makes it easy to find safe, convenient screening locations for colon cancer. Earlier detection may mean easier treatment and could even save your life. Take control of your health today by contacting your medical professional about scheduling a screening. Visit the Colorectal Cancer Alliance to learn more.
Newsletter Option: Skin Cancer (May)
One-in-five Americans will develop skin cancer by the age of 70, making it the most common cancer in the United States. When detected early, the five-year survival rate for skin cancer is 99 percent. TimetoScreen.org makes it easy to locate a convenient screening location. Take control of your health, because early detection may save your life. To learn more, visit the Skin Cancer Foundation.