Health Topic-Preventive Care
Hayden McClure 1st hour
Any of these can be Prevented with help
Mammograms...What are they?
These tests are mostly for women but men have also been found to have breast cancer, these tests could benefit to any one at any age. this cannot be done to many times though because it can lead to radiation poisoning, and can be fatal.
Pap Smears... What are they?
Pap Smears are commonly found in women around the age of 21, and can even be used to show/"monitor" their health. Then later should be tested around 3 times a year, but all women aren't alike, some even need more than 3 times and need to talk to their doctor for more information.
Who benefits? You of course, But this will help men in the ages of 15-35 the most, since these are the more common ages found in men with testicular cancer. And men should Check them self ATLEAST once every month, because you could have cancer and not know about it...
PSA's aren't always a good thing though there have been cases where PSA have slowed down growing and have even spread beyond the prostate gland, or even where people aren't even in need of the exam. But wen the dust clears the test isn't 100% accurate there some problems still, where the patient doesn't have cancer but the PSA picks something up telling them they have cancer. Still anyone can benefit from it if you feel anything abnormal.