Cancer Screening

  • Clinical Breast Exam

    A clinical breast exam should be preformed every 3 years for women in their 20s and 30s and every year for women in their 40s and over.
  • Breasts Self-Exam

    Breast self-exam for women starting in their 20s.
  • Pap test

    All women should begin screening for cervical cancer 3 years after they begin having sex, but no later than age 21. Screening shoudl be done every year with a regular Pap test.
  • Mammogram

    Mammograms (without any family history of breast cancer) should begin at age 40 and 1 mammogram should be done each year.
  • Endometrial (uterine) cancer

    At the time of menopause, women should be informed about the risks and symptoms of endometrial cancer.
  • Colon Screening for polyps

    -Flexible sigmoidoscopy every five years or colonoscopy every 10 years or double contrast barium enema every 5 years or CT colonoraphy every 5 years.
  • Colon Screening for cancer

    -Yearly fecal occult blood test or yearly fecal immunochemical test every year or stool DNA test.