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Delayed diagnosis cost Eddie McDonagh his life.
His wife, Kimberly, reflects on their life together and shares his story to help other families avoid what happened to hers.

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The worst kind of cancer diagnosis is a late one.

The American Cancer Society estimates that 1.8 million new cancer cases will be diagnosed in 2020. Early detection can improve a person’s chances of survival.

Would you recognize a cancer symptom? Cancer often first reveals itself as a subtle and persistent change to your normal health. Knowing how to identify these changes can lead to earlier diagnosis, more effective treatment, and saved lives.

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When life threw Asa a curveball, he knew how to react.

In baseball, you get three strikes, but in real life you might only get one. Asa used 3 Steps Detect to get a stage 1 diagnosis (testicular cancer); now he’s cancer-free. Learn from Asa’s story »

3 Steps DetectSM

We sort through all of the complexity of early cancer detection and bring you a simple three-step plan to identify early warning signs, to know when to take action, and to have the right conversation with your healthcare providers.

STEP 01:
Remember what great feels like

Knowing how you feel when you’re at your best will help you notice small changes in your overall health that could be signs of larger health changes.
STEP 02:
Use the 2-week rule

If you notice a subtle change in your normal health that lasts two weeks or more, it’s time to call your doctor and learn what is causing the change.
STEP 03:
Share with your doctor

Taking action and talking to your doctor about small but persistent health changes is your best pathway to earlier diagnosis, and more effective treatment.

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WE’RE ALL SURVIVORS.

“Don’t let embarrassment stop you from getting the correct diagnosis.”

JD Daige – Testicular Cancer at 29

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