Preventive Care - Hughes


Mammograms are x-ray exams of the breast. Most often used to screen for breast cancer in women who who no symptoms, a mammogram is needed every two years for women between the ages of 50 to 74.

Pap smear

A screening procedure for cervical cancer. Women should begin screening within three years of sexual activity or at the age of 21, women should have a screening every three years.

Testicular exams

An inspection of the appearance and feel of a man's testcles, a man should be tested a least once a year, and should start at the age of 35.

Prostate exam

The sxamination of a man's prostate to screen for lumps or other abnormalities, men should begin screening at he age of 49

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