Cancer Prevention

While some cancers can’t be completely prevented, there are ways you can help lower your risk. At CHI Saint Joseph Health, we offer the education you need to stay on top of your health, plus a full range of preventive, peace-of-mind services.

To make an appointment with a cancer specialist, contact a cancer care location near you or find an expert anytime online.

Cancer Screenings

Your best defense against cancer is to prevent it from occurring, or catching it in its earliest stages, when it’s highly treatable. We provide the latest cancer screenings, including digital and 3D /mammographylow-dose lung CT scanscolonoscopy and more to detect tumors. Advanced imaging services, including CT, MRI and ultrasound, are also available at our convenient locations throughout Central Kentucky to help confirm a diagnosis and put you on the fast track to treatment.

Online Cancer Risk Assessment

Some cancer risk factors are beyond your control. But knowing and controlling the factors you can manage—some even through simple lifestyle changes—can go a long way toward prevention.

Start now with a fast and simple online cancer risk assessment, which includes a printable report you can share with your doctor plus tips to take charge right away.

Cancer Genetic Counseling & Testing

If you have a personal or family history of cancer, we also offer genetic cancer counseling to address your concerns. If needed, our board-certified counselors can also coordinate specialized pathology testing, which can identify specific genes related to breast, colon, ovarian and other cancers with a hereditary link.

Smoking Cessation Program

At CHI Saint Joseph Health, we know that quitting smoking is not easy, especially if you’re acting alone. That’s why we offer free smoking cessation classes or consultations to provide the support you need to free yourself once and for all. Sessions are led by certified instructors who understand the obstacles to quitting and how to conquer them.

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Find a primary care provider or specialist near you in our extensive network of clinics and hospitals.