81 MDG Health Expo October 2021
We Can Rise Above Cancer
Cervical Cancer Screening
Cervical Cancer Screenings saves lives!
- Women younger than 21 years – No screening is recommended
- Women aged 21-29 years – Cytology alone every 3 years
- Women aged 30-65 – Human papillomavirus and Cytology co-testing (preferred) every 5 years. Cytology alone (acceptable) every 3 years.
- Women older than 65 – No screening is necessary after adequate negative prior screening results
- Women who underwent total hysterectomy – No screening is necessary
Breast Cancer Screening
Screenings are from the age 40 on every year. If you are experiencing any problems, see your primary care provider prior to making an appointment with mammography. Early detection can save lives!
Skin Cancer Screening
Prolonged sun exposure as well as family history of skin cancer increases the chances of skin cancer. Annual skin screenings are important to ensure that skin cancer that may be developing is not left untreated.
Oral Cancer Screening
Oral cancer screenings are a very important part of your yearly check-up. Early detection of oral cancer can be a vital part of successfully managing and treating possible cases. Your doctor should be including us in your yearly exam, if you are unsure you can always ask a provider.