Mammograms screen for breast cancer in women who have signs or systems, these screens can also be done for those who have not had signs or symptoms. This type of screening is two images taken of the breasts. Women should start getting mammograms starting at age 40. Screenings should be taken ever two years.
Pap smears are done on a women to test if there are any problems in the women's cervix. These tests can check for things such as infection. Women should start getting these test at age 21 and the test should be done every 3 years
This is a self exam done by a guy to make sure there are not unusual lumps or bumps. Males should start doing these exams when they are between the ages 15-35 and should be done every month.
A prostate exam is done to a guy to detect prostate cancer. This test should be done through the age of 40 and 70. This test should be done every 4 years.