Written by Katie Carpenter
Dec 13, 2013 9:48 AM
As an oncologist, every time a new cancer is diagnosed I always ask myself "Did we find this as early as we could? Were screening opportunities missed? Was this preventable?"
Daniel Ekaha, M.D.
Hematologist and Medical Oncologist
York Cancer Center, WellSpan Health
Sometimes people put off screening because of fears about what could potentially be found. It is important to understand that such delays could mean the difference between a curable and an incurable cancer.
"The bottom line is that early detection remains the most valuable tool in the fight against cancer."
Finding cancers early makes a real difference. In the end, early detection is cost effective and saves lives. Learn more about cancer screening and the importance of early cancer detection.