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1

Which cancers are normally screened for in everyone? (4)

1. colon
2. breast
3. lung
4. cervical

-not prostate
-ovarian CA only in BRCA 1/2 pts

2

Colon CA screening
-age
-how to screen (3 ways)

-Age 50-75

-colonoscopy q10y, OR
-flex sig q5 + FOBT, OR
-FOBT q1y

3

Breast CA screening
-age
-how to screen

-age 40 q1y (USPTF 50 q2y)
-mammogram q1y

4

Cervical CA screening
-age
-how to screen

-age 21-65

-Pap smear q3y

5

Lung CA screening
-who to screen
-how to screen

-Age 55-80, 30 PY smoking hx

-low dose CT q1y. d/c after pt stops smoking for 15y, or has health issue that limits life/limits ability to get surgery to cure

6

Ovarian CA screening
-who to screen
-how to screen

-ONLY in BRCA 1/2 + pts

-transvag U/S + CA-125 q1y

7

Medical disease to screen for in adults: Onlinemeded advises which 3 to remember?

For each, who gets screened and how?

1. Thyroid--females age 50.
ONE TIME TSH

2. Osteoporosis--females age 65 (high risk 60).
ONE TIME DEXA SCAN

3. AAA--males >65. smoke or have smoked
ONE TIME AAA U/S