Over the past 25 years, deaths from cancer in the U.S. in both men and women have steadily declined by 27%. Many factors contribute, but much is credited to education, prevention, screenings and early detection.
The Samaritan Cancer Program along with many community partners offers resources to aid in fewer deaths amongst those touched by cancer or who may be at risk.
Information on prevention, screening guidelines and community resources.
Smoking Cessation Programs
Workshops offer tools to help you quit and remain smoke free.
Colorectal, breast, gynecological, prostate and other screenings save lives and are available throughout communities that Samaritan serves.
Free oral screenings and HPVeducation. Dates are posted on the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance website at headandneck.org.
Take an active role in your health. Try these tips and preventive measures that may help reduce your risk of cancer:
- Stay away from tobacco
- Achieve and stay at a healthy weight Move your body often
- Eat healthy Limit alcohol Protect your skin
- Get regular check-ups
- Know your family history and the potential for increased risk
For more information, contact Samaritan Cancer Resource Center at 541-768-2171 or 541-812-5888.