Flashcards in Men's Preventative Health Deck (11)
What is the recommended age group to screen for prostate cancer if you and your patient decide to screen?
Genetic risk factors prostate cancer
1st degree relative or African American
Predisposing factors for testiucular cancer
cryptorchidism or Klinefelter's
Environmental exposure that increases risk of testicular cancer
intrapartum estrogens or insecticides
Prognosis for testicular cancer and reason why self-testicular exams are important
excellent if discovered early
Predisposing conditions for colorectal cancer
ulcerative colitis and familial adenomatous polyposis
Important to include in STD education for herpes and syphilis
condom will NOT prevent many lesional STDs because the lesion will not be covered by the condom
Two big cancers caused by smoking
lung and bladder
Who should receive the pneumovax?
anyone over 65
How often should a patient have a Td booster?
every 10 yrs