The risk of developing most types of cancer increases with age.

In women, the rate of cervical cancer decreases, and endometrial cancer increases so it’s important for women to get regular exams.

The risk of prostate cancer increases with age, and black men have a higher rate than white men. Screening should start in your 40s, and at the very least should involve a digital rectal examination.

Lung cancer accounts for more deaths than breast cancer, prostate cancer, and colon cancer combined. So stop smoking.