When should you have different cancer screenings? To help you keep track, we’ve put together a list of cancer screenings you should have and when to have them.
When You Should Get Cancer Screenings
|Cancer Screened For||Cancer Screening Test||When to Start Screening|
|Cervical Cancer||Pap Test||
|Lung Cancer||Lung Cancer Screening (Low Dose CT)||
|Prostate Cancer||PSA Test (Prostate Specific Antigen)||
|Skin Cancer||Visual assessment by dermatologist or primary care physician||
Talk to Your Doctor About Which Screenings Are Right for You
The above are guidelines based on expert sources, including our physicians, the American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute.
We recommend you discuss with your doctor a screening schedule that takes into account your family history and specific risk factors for different cancers.