Actress and mother of four, Shar Jackson, is a fervent advocate of health screenings for both men and women. Jackson nearly lost her mother to an illness she believes could have been prevented or caught early through testing, which inspired her to speak out about the importance of regular health screenings. Then, her uncle’s pancreatic cancer was diagnosed early due to preventative care, which ultimately saved his life. Watch what she and Dr. Steven Rabin discuss the importance of health screenings.
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