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Cancer Prevention & Screenings

Schedule a Screening

Protect your health by scheduling a preventive screening today. Tests include colonoscopy, lung cancer screening, mammogram and more.

Take charge of your health by following cancer prevention advice and getting screenings regularly at Rush Copley.

Cancer Screenings

When you consistently get the screenings that are right for your age and sex, you increase your odds of detecting cancer early, when treatment works best. Explore cancer screening recommendations, and talk to your doctor about which tests may benefit you. Then, take advantage of one or more of these tests at Rush Copley:

  • Ovarian cancer screening
  • Pap test
  • PSA blood test
  • Skin exam
  • Testes exam
  • Thyroid exam

Reduce Your Risk of Cancer

You may be able to help reduce your risk of cancer by adopting healthy lifestyle habits, including:

  • Avoiding tobacco use and limiting alcohol intake
  • Maintaining a healthy weight
  • Exercising regularly
  • Eating plenty of raw fruits and vegetables, whole grains and beans
  • Protecting yourself from the sun
  • Getting immunized against hepatitis B and human papillomavirus (HPV), which can increase your risk of cancer
  • Practicing safe sex

Lung Cancer Screening

If you smoke or used to smoke and are at least 50 years old, you may qualify for a low-dose CT lung cancer screening. Rush Copley offers you this test for $149 and without a physician referral. If you get the screening, rest assured that a nurse navigator will explain the exam and follow up with you after the test to discuss your results and next steps.

To request an appointment for a low-dose CT lung cancer screening, call 630-499-2300.

Waterford Place

Cancer Support at Waterford Place

Waterford Place Cancer Resource Center, located adjacent to Rush Copley’s Aurora campus at 1310 Waterford Drive, provides services and support to anyone impacted by a cancer diagnosis. Waterford Place is a warm, welcoming environment where participants can connect with support services including mind-body classes, expressive therapies and informational programs along with a salon featuring an American Cancer Society® wig boutique. Programming focuses on the practical, from what to expect from treatment to how to balance practical concerns such as finances, working, health insurance as well as the emotional side of the disease. Regular lectures from clinical specialists and other health professionals help keep you informed on the latest research and treatment options, and on topics such as how to help caregivers and maintain relationships.