Various tests and examinations are offered in order to detect certain illnesses earlier or prevent them. Some of them are useful, others controversial.

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  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm

    Abdominal aortic aneurysm

    If one part of the largest blood vessel in the belly (the abdominal aorta) starts bulging, it is known as an abdominal aortic aneurysm. This conditio...

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    Non-melanoma skin cancer

    There are two kinds of non-melanoma skin cancer. They are much more common than melanoma skin cancer. Non-melanoma skin cancer grows very slowly, onl...

  • Colorectal cancer

    Colorectal cancer

    Colorectal cancer is sometimes considered to be a disease that typically affects men. That's not true: Although it is more likely to develop at an ea...

  • Breast cancer

    Breast cancer

    Being diagnosed with breast cancer often makes people feel very frightened and anxious. But if you get breast cancer for the first time and it hasn’t...

  • Localized prostate cancer

    Localized prostate cancer

    Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed type of cancer in men. But it is also one of the types of cancer with the best chances of recovery. It...

  • Cervical cancer

    Cervical cancer

    Cervical cancer is usually a rare consequence of an infection with particular sexually transmitted human papillomaviruses (HPV). Infections are proba...