Regular health screenings lower your risk of preventable disease and adverse health conditions. Because health happens. And if it happens to you, early detection allows for treatment that may be much more effective.

 

NOTED SCREENINGS

BEGINNING AGE 

FREQUENCY*

     

Cervical Cancer 

            18

 Every 3 years

Mammogram 

         40-50

 Every 1-2 years

Colorectal Cancer*

            50

 See Below

      Fecal occult blood test

 

 Every year

      Flexible sigmoidoscopy 

 

 Every 5 years

      Colonoscopy  

 

 Every 10 years

Prostate Exam   

            50

 Yearly

      
      
      

ADDITIONAL SCREENINGS 

BEGINNING AGE

FREQUENCY*

     

Oral health

             1

Every 6-12 months

Blood Pressure (occurs at your annual exam)

           18

Every 2 years

Lipid Profile (cholesterol)

           45

Every 5 years

Bone density (osteoporosis) 

           65

Every 2+ years

                                                           

 * Or as recommended by your healthcare provider

 

Printable PDF of Preventive care and screenings