IN THE NEWS: Rise in Cancer Cases Among Younger People Leads to Rise in Proactive Screenings


Recent celebrity announcements about cancer diagnoses, including Kate Middleton, Princess of Wales, have been prompting more people to look into cancer screenings. Even more younger people are being proactive about their health. Najeeb Al Hallak, M.D., MS, member of the Gastrointestinal and Neuroendocrine Oncology and Phase 1 Clinical Trials Multidisciplinary Teams at Karmanos Cancer Institute, explained on FOX 2 how brave celebrities are to share their cancer diagnosis with the world and how their bravery can help save lives. He illustrated how important it is to understand your individual cancer risk before you come of age to start cancer screenings.

Watch the interview here.