Early detection crucial for silent cancers like Princess of Wales's

The Conversation April 2, 2024, 02:00 PM UTC

Summary: Silent cancers, like Princess of Wales's, are often detected incidentally, posing challenges in early treatment. Early diagnosis is crucial, as some cancers can remain dormant for years. Screening tests, like for breast or colon cancer, aid in early detection. Biomarker discovery offers hope for improved diagnosis and treatment. Public health initiatives and lifestyle changes can reduce diagnostic delays. Encouraging screenings and preventive measures can help combat asymptomatic cancers.

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