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OLDER AMERICANS DIAGNOSED WITH ADVANCED CANCERS ARE STILL UNDERGOING PREVENTIVE CANCER SCREENINGS

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Published on Oct 13, 2010

Routine screenings including mammograms, pap, prostate and gastrointestinal tests help detect early forms of cancer and reduce a person's risk of dying from many screening detectable diseases. But are these tests still helpful if a patient has already been diagnosed with an advanced cancer severely limiting their life expectancy? A new study says many older Americans diagnosed with advanced cancers are still undergoing preventive screenings. Catherine Dolf has more in this week's JAMA Report.

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