Get Screened

At Christie Clinic, we believe that regular screenings are a crucial component of maintaining good health and reducing the impact of cancer on individuals and their families. Here's why cancer screenings are so important:

  • Early Detection: Cancer screenings can detect the presence of cancer before symptoms even appear. Detecting cancer in its early stages significantly improves treatment outcomes and increases the chances of successful recovery. By identifying cancer at its earliest, most treatable stage, we can intervene sooner and provide more effective treatment options.

  • Increased Survival Rates: When cancer is detected early, the chances of successful treatment and long-term survival significantly increase. Many types of cancer, such as breast, colorectal, and cervical cancer, have high survival rates when detected early. Regular screenings allow for the identification of cancer at an early stage when treatment is often less invasive and more successful.

  • Prevention & Risk Assessment: Cancer screenings not only detect cancer but also help identify individuals at higher risk of developing cancer in the future. Through screenings, we can assess your risk factors, such as family history, lifestyle choices, and genetic predispositions, and provide personalized guidance on preventive measures. This may include lifestyle modifications, regular screenings, and, in some cases, preventive medications or surgeries.

  • Peace of Mind: Regular cancer screenings offer peace of mind by providing reassurance when results are negative. Knowing that you have undergone screenings and received a clean bill of health can alleviate anxiety and allow you to focus on other aspects of your life with confidence.

  • Empowerment & Personal Responsibility: Taking charge of your health through cancer screenings empowers you to be proactive about your well-being. By participating in regular screenings, you are actively involved in your healthcare journey, demonstrating a commitment to your own health and setting an example for loved ones.

  • Health Education & Awareness: Cancer screenings provide an opportunity for education and awareness. Through screenings, you gain a deeper understanding of the importance of early detection, risk factors, and lifestyle choices that can contribute to cancer prevention. This knowledge can be shared with family, friends, and the community, raising awareness and potentially saving lives.

The experienced team at the Charles W. Christie Cancer Center is dedicated to providing personalized care and guiding you through the screening process, ensuring your comfort, privacy, and peace of mind. Take the first step towards early detection and prevention by scheduling a cancer screening today. Your health is our priority, and together, we can make a difference in the fight against cancer.