Cancer Screenings (Glenn Mahoney)

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    Cancer Screenings Throughout Lifetime

  • Clinical Breast Exam

    Clinical Breast Exam
    Clinical breast exam should occur about every 3 years for women in their 20s and 30s and every year for women 40 and over
  • Cancer Related Checkups

    Cancer Related Checkups
    For people aged 20 or older having periodic health exams, a cancer-related check-up should include health counseling and, depending on a person's age and gender, exams for cancers of the thyroid, oral cavity, skin, lymph nodes, testes, and ovaries, as well as for some non-malignant (non-cancerous) diseases.
  • Cervical Cancer Screening

    Cervical Cancer Screening
    All women should begin cervical cancer screening about 3 years after they begin having vaginal intercourse, but no later than 21 years old.
  • Mammograms

    Starting at the age of 40 mammograms are recommended yearly and should be continued for as long as a woman is in good health.
  • Pap Smear Test

    Pap Smear Test
    Should begin at 40 and continue yearly.
  • Prostate Exam

    Prostate Exam
    Beginning at the age of 50, men should talk to their doctor about protate testing. This discussion should be held at age 45 for men who are at a high risk. Men should be tested with the PSA (prostate specific antigen) and/or the DRE (digital rectal exam).
  • Colonoscopy

    Should start at the age of 50 and continue every 10 years
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test

    Fecal Occult Blood Test
    Should begin at the age of 50 and be continued yearly.
  • Flexible Sidmoidoscopy

    Flexible Sidmoidoscopy
    Should start at age 50 and continue every 5 years
  • Endometrial Biopsy

    Endometrial Biopsy
    Starting at menopause women need to be informed and some may want to have yearly endometrial biopsies