Preventing Disease

Early detection of disease and accurate diagnosis can often stop medical problems before they start — or before they get worse.

  • Cervical cancer screening helps prevent cancer by identifying pre-cancerous conditions and early-stage cancer … more
  • Lead screening tests help prevent the development of brain damage, mental retardation, and reduced IQ among children … more
  • Cardiac lab tests help physicians diagnose heart attack accurately — enabling prompt treatment and preventing further damage or disability … more