We are an affiliate of Dermatologists of Central States, a practice group with over one hundred and ninety (190) providers.
Our state-of-the-art research site is located in Clinton Township in the same building as our Dermatology office,Midwest Center for Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery. We research a variety of skin conditions (see Skin Conditions & Diseases) with the purpose of improving your quality of life.
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National Cancer Prevention Month is observed in February each year to raise awareness about cancer prevention, risk reduction, and early detection. During this month, organizations, healthcare professionals, and communities come together to educate the public about lifestyle choices and preventive measures that can help reduce the risk of developing cancer.
Here are some key points that DNA would like to share about National Cancer Prevention Month:
Focus on Prevention: The primary goal is to emphasize the importance of preventive measures in reducing the incidence of cancer. This includes adopting a healthy lifestyle, making informed dietary choices, and engaging in regular physical activity.
Awareness Campaigns: Throughout the month, follow us on social media @DNANurses to help spread awareness and educational information aimed at informing people about the link between certain behaviors and lifestyle choices and the risk of cancer. These campaigns provide practical tips for prevention.
When sharing, please use our hashtags: #DNACancerPrevention and #DNACancerPrev to help spread awareness!
Screening and Early Detection: National Cancer Prevention Month also highlights the significance of cancer screening and early detection. Regular screenings can help identify cancer at an early stage when it is more treatable.
Community Engagement: Many communities organize events, workshops, and seminars to engage the public in discussions about cancer prevention.
Collaboration with Healthcare Professionals: National Cancer Prevention Month encourages collaboration between individuals and healthcare professionals. It's an opportunity for people to discuss their risk factors, receive guidance on preventive measures, and schedule screenings if necessary.
Promotion of Healthy Habits: The month encourages the adoption of healthy habits such as maintaining a balanced diet, staying physically active, avoiding tobacco and excessive alcohol consumption, and protecting the skin from sun exposure.
Policy Advocacy: Some organizations use this month to advocate for policies that support cancer prevention, such as regulations on tobacco use, promotion of vaccination against cancer-causing viruses, and environmental initiatives.
Participating in National Cancer Prevention Month provides individuals with the knowledge and tools to make informed decisions about their health, ultimately contributing to the reduction of cancer incidence and mortality.