Cancer Prevention and Early Detection
American Cancer Society Guidelines on Nutrition and Physical Activity for Cancer Prevention - This informative article is from CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society.
American Cancer Society: Prevention and Early Detection OR Guidelines for the Early Detection of Cancer - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service. Find out how you can prevent cancer and how you can detect cancer early. Also read about the risk factors for different types of cancer.
American Institute for Cancer Research - Since its founding in 1982, the American Institute for Cancer Research has grown into the nation's leading charity in the field of diet, nutrition and cancer. You can read about the link between diet and cancer and discover ways you can reduce your cancer risk.
Cancer Risk - The National Cancer Institute provides this interactive site about cancer risk. It will help you make informed decisions about how you can lower your risk.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Cancer Prevention and Control - The CDC is a leader in nationwide cancer prevention and control, working with national organizations, state health agencies and other key groups to develop, implement, and promote effective cancer prevention and control practices.
Doing You Damage - View a series of ad campaigns and learn how cigarette smoking can affect your health.
Harvard School of Public Health: Disease Risk Index - Here, you can find out your risk of developing five of the most important diseases in the United States and get personalized tips for preventing them.
HealthyNJ: Cancer Prevention - HealthyNJ is a product of the University Libraries at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
MayoClinic: Cancer Prevention, Seven Steps to Reduce Your Risk - This site provides access to the experience and knowledge of the more than 2,000 physicians and scientists of Mayo Clinic.
National Cancer Institute: Division of Cancer Prevention - The Division of Cancer Prevention is the primary unit of the National Cancer Institute devoted to cancer prevention research. A wealth of information on preventing and detecting specific cancers can be found here.
National Cancer Institute: Screening and Testing to Detect Cancer - Links are given for risk factors and screening methods on different cancer types.
National Toxicology Program: 12th Report on Carcinogens - This government document provides information on known human carcinogens and probable human carcinogens.
New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services: New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection Program - The New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection (NJCEED) Program provides comprehensive outreach, education and screening services for breast, cervical, colorectal and prostate cancers.
New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services: Office of Cancer Control and Prevention - Read cancer screening guidelines or find cancer resources in your county.
Prevent Cancer Foundation - This is a national, non-profit health foundation whose mission is the prevention and early detection of cancer through scientific research and education. Learn about lifestyle changes that may reduce your risk for certain cancers.
The Tobacco Dependence Clinic - The Tobacco Dependence Clinic is a project of the larger Tobacco Dependence Program at the UMDNJ School of Public Health. The staff are professionals who are trained in tobacco dependence. They will work with you to develop a personalized plan designed to best help you quit smoking.