Cancer Screening

One in three Americans develop cancer at sometime during their life. Some forms can be adequately screened for by a suggested time-line, the most common screening being the Pap Smear. Others cannot and need a careful clinician to identify the risks and note changes on annual physical exams. For example, lung cancer’s most common symptoms are frequent infections, prolonged coughing, coughing up blood and shortness of breath. However, lung sounds during an annual physical examination will almost always identify an abnormality much sooner. Here are the commonly recommended screenings:

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