Anyone can get cancer, but there are steps you can take to lower your risks:
* If you smoke - stop. Medicare covers smoking cessation counseling if you have an illness caused or complicated by tobacco use.
* Eat healthy and stay active.
* Protect your skin against sun damage.
* Get screened. Medicare covers the following screenings to help detect cancer early:
> Colorectal cancer screenings
> Pap test and pelvic exams (including a clinical breast exam)
> Prostate cancer screenings