Screening Recommendations

Protect yourself and your family by setting an example and scheduling an appointment TODAY. Don’t improvise. Remind friends and family that prevention is the key to a healthy life.

Keep track of your screenings by using the chart below:

Decade 20’s 30’s 40’s 50’s 60’s 70’s
Skin
Mole and overall skin exam
Self-exam of all moles
Heart
Cholesterol panel (LDL, HDL and triglycerides)
Blood pressure
Breast
Mammogram
Reproductive
Internal exam with Pap test (including STD screening)
Human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV) up to age 26
Bones
Bone density test
Colorectal
Fecal occult blood test
Rectal exam
Sigmoidoscopy
Colonoscopy
Eyes, Ears and Teeth
Vision exam
Hearing exam
Dental visits for exam and cleaning
Immunizations
Tetanus
Influenza
Pneumococcal
Herpes zoster vaccine
Meningococcal vaccine
Thyroid test (TSH)
Diabetes check
Fasting blood glucose
Baseline-every 3 years
Every 3 years
Every year
Monthly self-exam of all moles
Every 2 years
Every 1-2 years
Every 1-3 years
Discuss with your healthcare provider
Every 5-10 years
Every 5 years if not having colonoscopy
Every 10 years
Baseline vision exam
2 times in this decade
Every 2-4 years
Every 6 months
One time
Discuss with your healthcare provider if attending college
Starting at age 35 then every 5 years
Every 5 years