If a close relative is stricken with cancer, does the patient’s family also need to undergo cancer screening? Breast cancer, ovarian cancer, colorectal cancer, and prostate cancer are common cases of hereditary cancers. If the cancer genetic test result is positive, what should be your next steps? Let our doctor walk you through this!Read more
While most people might think that cancer diagnosis and screening for cancer are the same, diagnosis of cancer is actually performed for symptomatic individuals in several means such as blood test, urine test, imaging test, and biopsy to confirm the presence of cancer whereas screening of cancer is done regularly as a body check for high-risk individuals who do not show any signs of cancer but have a family history of cancer.