Prevalence of major risk factors and use of screening tests for cancer in the United States.

@article{Fedewa2015PrevalenceOM,
  title={Prevalence of major risk factors and use of screening tests for cancer in the United States.},
  author={Stacey A. Fedewa and Ann M Goding Sauer and Rebecca L Siegel and Ahmedin Jemal},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2015},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={
          637-52
        }
}
Much of the suffering and death from cancer could be prevented by more systematic efforts to reduce tobacco use, improve diet, increase physical activity, reduce obesity, and expand the use of established screening tests. Monitoring the prevalence of cancer risk factors and screening is important to measure progress and strengthen cancer prevention and early detection efforts. In this review article, we provide recent prevalence estimates for several cancer risk factors, including tobacco… CONTINUE READING

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