Routine Physical examinations

By: Jack Meyers

Mammograms

Mammograms are for women who get their breast x-rayed for breast cancer. Women start getting these test done when they are 40 years old to 74 years old and get one every two years.


http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/breast/mammograms-fact-sheet

Mammograms

Pap Smears

The Pap Smear test is where doctors check if women have any problems with their cervix. A women should start getting once every 3 years once she turns 21


http://kidshealth.org/teen/sexual_health/girls/pap-smears.html

Pap Smears

Testicular Exams

Testicular exams are for boys start doing the exams between the ages of 15 to 35 every month. They do this so that way if there are any lumps or bumps they might be able to tell if they have testicular cancer


How to preform a self-testicular exam

http://kidshealth.org/teen/sexual_health/guys/tse.html

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Prostate Exames

Prostate exams are for boys who get checked for any sign of prostate cancer. Men usually get these exams between the ages of 40 to 75. How often men should get their prostate exam absolutely depends on their PSA report


Should you get a PSA test

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/prostate-cancer/in-depth/prostate-cancer/art-20048087

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