Current 2018 Caduceus Recommendations

By editor
May 18, 2018

Our physicians and Chief Medical Officer Gregg DeNicola MD recommend the following medical guidelines for our patients:

ROUTINE LAB TESTING-
Ages 21,30,35, every other year between 40 and 50, and annually over 50.

PAP SMEARS-
Age 21, then ACOG guidelines: Age 21-29: Pap every 3 years, HPV not recommended.
Age 30-65: Pap & HPV every five years; Pap only acceptable every three years.
MAMMOGRAMS-
Every other year starting at age 40 until age 50 and then annually. Acceptable to stop at age 75.

COLONOSCOPY-
Every 10 years beginning at age 50. Acceptable to stop at age 75.

DEXASCAN-
In females annually beginning with menopause or age 50, whiver is first and annually after.

SKIN CHECKS-
Annually if you are a high risk- History of severe atypia, personal history of skin cancer, or a first degree relative with melanoma.

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