Answers to Common Cancer Prevention Questions

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about cancer prevention.

How can someone find out when they should be screened for cancer?

Dr. Ordway discusses cancer screenings. Click play to watch the video or read the transcript


The best way to find out if you should be screened for cancer is to talk to your doctor, according to Premier Physician Network physicians. Every person is different, and your family medical history can help determine when is right for you to get different types of cancer screenings.

Talk to your doctor for more information about cancer screenings and when they might be right for you.

Learn more:

Source: Susan Davis-Brown, MD, Brookville Family Care; Dori Thompson, MD, Springboro Family Medicine; Marcus Washington, MD, Premier Health Family Medicine; Chandan Gupta, MD, Monroe Medical Center; Joshua Ordway, MD, Franklin Family Practice; Mark Ringle, MD, Beavercreek Family Physicians; Douglas Gaker, MD, Premier Urology Center; J. Scott Wilcher, MD, North Dayton Surgeons; Todd Hicks, Premier Plastic Surgeons; Geetha Ambalavanan, MD, Fairborn Medical Center; Kenneth Reed, DO, Premier Gastroenterology Specialists; Thomas Heck, MD, Gem City Surgical Breast Cancer Center

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