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Cancer Screenings

First, you should find out if you are at higher than average risk for colon cancer, breast cancer or prostate cancer because of family history, genetic disorders, or other factors.

Screening recommendations are based on the guidelines of the American Cancer Society for Lung, Colon, Cervical and Prostate Cancers http://www.cancer.org/
Mammography recommendations are based on the guidelines of the American College of Radiology http://www.acr.org/

20-29

30-39

40-49

50-64

65 & Older

 Colon Cancer Screening

(Men and Women)

If not at a higher risk, then testing is not needed at this time. 

 If not at a higher risk, then testing is not needed at this time. 

  If not at a higher risk, then testing is not needed at this time. 

 All men and women at average risk should start testing at age 50.

 Testing is recommended. Talk with a health care provider about which tests are best for you and how often they should be done.

 Breast Cancer Screening

(Women)

 A physician's examination is recommended every 3 years.

 A physician's examination is recommended every 3 years.

  A physician's examination and mammogram is recommended annually.

 A physician's examination and mammogram is recommended annually.

 A physician's examination and mammogram is recommended annually.

Cervical Cancer Screening 

(Women)

 Starting at age 21, and through age 29 all women should have a Pap test done every 3 years.

 Women at average risk should get a Pap test and HPV test every 5 years (the preferred approach) or continue to get only a Pap test every 3 years.

 Get a Pap test and HPV test every 5 years (the preferred approach) or continue to get only a Pap test every 3 years.

 Get a Pap test and HPV test every 5 years (the preferred approach) or continue to get only a Pap test every 3 years.

 No testing is needed if you've had regular cervical cancer testing with normal results during the previous 10 years.

Prostate Cancer Screening

(Men)

   

 Starting at age 45, men at higher than average risk should talk with a health care provider to decide if they should be tested.

 Testing is recommended starting at age 55. Talk with a health care provider about which tests are best for you and how often they should be done.

Testing is recommended. Talk with a health care provider about which tests are best for you and how often they should be done.

Lung Cancer Screening

(Men and Women)

     

 If you are age 55 or older, talk to a health care provider about your smoking history and whether you should be screened annually for early lung cancer.

 If you have a smoking history, talk to a health care provider about it and whether you should be screened anually for early lung cancer.

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