Join the Council in recognizing World Cancer Day. Cancer is among the leading causes of death worldwide. Early cancer detection is key to successful treatment, and following recommended screening guidelines is imperative. People experiencing homelessness are less likely to receive important screenings or have access to treatment options due to a lack of health insurance and limited or no access to stable sources of health care.
Find #WorldCancerDay materials at the Union for International Cancer Control, and learn more about cancer prevention at the American Cancer Society. Visit our Clinical Practices pages for important resources on the connections between homelessness and health, as well as information on various health conditions as they affect people without homes.