Infographic: Are we missing the mark on cancer screening targets?

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Recommended cancer screenings have been shown to increase early diagnosis and save lives in at-risk patient populations. A government initiative called Healthy People 2020 includes targets for increasing screening levels for breast and colorectal cancer over the next five years to improve cancer survival and overall public health, but progress updates are necessary to ensure that such targets are within reach. Last week the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the latest update on our nation's progress toward these goals—check out the infographic below to learn more.