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13 to 18 years: cancer screening? Immunizations? Most likely cause of death? Diseases to look out for?

Pap smears 3 years after initiation of intercourse

Tetanus booster between 11 and 16 years; HPV vaccine before 26 years

Motor vehicle accidents >homicide >suicide

Depression

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19-39 years: cancer screening? Immunizations? Most likely cause of death? Diseases to look out for?

Annual Pap smear

Tetanus every 10 years

Motor vehicle accidents >cardiovascular disease >AIDS

Cardiovascular disease: Cholesterol screening every five years after age 20

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40 to 60 years: cancer screening? Immunizations? Most likely cause of death? Diseases to look out for?

Annual Pap smear
At age 40: annual breast exam and mammography
At age 50: sigmoidoscopy every five years or colonoscopy every 10 years

Tetanus every 10 years, age 50: influence of next scene yearly

Cardiovascular disease >cancer

Cardiovascular disease – cholesterol screening every five years

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Over 65 years: cancer screening? Immunizations? Most likely cause of death? Diseases to look out for?

Annual guaiac, sigmoidoscopy every five years or colonoscopy every 10 years; annual breast exam and mammography

Tetanus every 10 years, pneumococcal vaccine and annual influenza vaccine

Heart disease >cancer >cerebrovascular disease

Osteoporosis

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