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Test Your Knowledge of Cancer's Warning Signs

Early detection of cancer is important because it is usually easier to treat—and possibly cure—when caught early. Do you know what signs to look for? Take this quiz to find out more.

1. Any sudden or progressive change in a mole's appearance could be a sign of skin cancer.
2. A sore that doesn't heal could be a sign of skin cancer.
3. One sign of malignant melanoma is a mole tinged with shades of tan, brown, black, or blue.
4. Changes, lumps, or hard masses in the testicles are signs of testicular cancer.
5. A change in bowel habits—blood in the stool or chronic constipation—is a symptom of stomach cancer.
6. Lumps, hard knots, or a thickening in the breast could indicate breast cancer.
7. A nagging cough or hoarseness could be signs of lung cancer.
8. Prostate cancer often has no symptoms in its early stages.
9. Symptoms of mouth or tongue cancer include a sore inside the mouth that doesn't heal and mouth pain that doesn't get better or go away.
10. Bladder cancer has no symptoms.
Winchester Medical Center provides cutting-edge care, close to home, for patients who have cancer. Our fully-accredited cancer program offers a comprehensive range of services to diagnose, treat and support patients and their families.

While sophisticated equipment and high-tech procedures are used to fight cancer, they are no substitute for the understanding and encouragement that the staff provides. The professionals affiliated with our cancer program are highly trained, caring people who understand the emotional as well as physical problems that may be associated with cancer and its treatments.

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Oncology Surgery Specialists 
Oncology Surgery 
Medical Oncology 
Radiation Oncology 
Accredited Breast Care Program - Comprehensive, multidisciplinary care for patients with breast disease, from evaluation through treatment and follow-up care.
Medical Imaging and Interventional Radiology  
Inpatient Care
Support Services 
Survivorship/Rehabilitation Program

Our Team
The multidisciplinary staff consists of board-certified physicians, oncology certified nurses, board-certified radiation therapists, physicists and dosimetrists.

Our Program
Winchester Medical Center's cancer program has earned three-year accreditation from the Commission on Cancer, a program administered by the American College of Surgeons.

Read our latest Message from Cancer Services. To read past issues, click here.

View our annual report.

Click here to read an article about our cancer program from our Valley Healthlink magazine.