Preventative Care

By:Logan Shearer

Exams and Screenings

A form of a breast exam is a mammogram which is an x-ray picture of the breast.They screen for lumps in the breast which can mean they have breast cancer

Another is a pap smear which can identify infections and other problems, including abnormal cells that may develop into cancer.

A testicular exam is Use both hands to gently roll each testicle between your fingers, if there are bumps or lumps you may have cancer.

The last one is a prostrate exam which they look in your butt for lumps. The people who should be getting these exams vary for example a mammogram is for girls 47-74, a pap smear is for women and they should get it in their 20's, a testicular exam is for guys they should get it starting at the age of 15, and prostrate is for both guys and girls and they should get it when they are the age of 40-75.