All adults: Physical exam, blood pressure, weight, cholesterol, diabetes screening: every 1-3 years, every
year after age 50.
Women age 40 and over: annual mammogram and breast exam; PAP smear every 1-3 years.
adults 50 and over: colonoscopy every 10 years, or stool DNA testing every 3 years, or stool blood testing every year.
50 and over: consider an annual prostate PSA test. There is controversy about whether prostate screening is beneficial.
Please discuss this with Dr. Shanblatt.
Men 65 and over who have ever smoked: abdominal aneurysm screening.
after menopause: bone density test.
Smokers: Lung Cancer CT screening - adults over age 55.
Vaccinations: tetanus every 10 years; pertusis vaccine - once; pneumonia vaccines (pneumovax
and prevnar) age 65; shingles vaccine (Shingrix) once at age 50; flu vaccine annually.