Colon cancer almost always starts with a polyp – a small growth on the lining of the colon or rectum.Testing can often find polyps before they become cancer.
Smoking is responsible for 80% of all lung cancer deaths in the US.
Smoking is also linked to many other types of cancer and causes other tobacco-related diseases, too, such as heart disease, bronchitis, stroke, and emphysema.
Research further has shown that smoking significantly reduces the life expectancy of HIV-positive men who have the virus under control.
Talking about the benefits and limitations of testing can help you make an informed decision about whether to be tested.
Gender identity should not keep you from having this conversation.