Screenings (USPSTF)

Test Frequency Population
Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening Once Men age 65-75 with hx smoking
Breast cancer screening (mammogram) Once every 1-2 years Women age 40+
Colon cancer screening For those ages 50 – 75, one of the following screenings:

1. Colonoscopy Q 10 yr

2. CT colonography Q 10 yr

3. Flexible sigmoidoscopy Q 5 yr

4. Fecal occult blood test Q year


All adults age 50-75



Adults>40 with positive family history (or 10 years before youngest case) Plus colonoscopy every 5 years

Domestic violence and intimate partner violence screening and counseling Annually All adults
Hepatitis C screening Once


Adults born 1945-65

Continued risk of infection

HIV screening   All adults 15-65

Younger/older adults at high risk

Osteoporosis screening  


Inconsistent evidence


Women<65 with 10-year fracture risk³ a 65-year old white woman

Pap and HPV test (cervical cancer screening) Pap test once every 3 years


Pap test + HPV test every 5 years (Women 30-65 only)

Women 21-65


Women 30-65

Sexually transmitted infection (STI) counseling and screening


Annually Adolescents and adults at high risk

Vaccines for Diabetic Patients:

  • Influenza annually (pts >= 6months of age)
  • Pneumococcal 23 to all patients >= 2 years of age)
  • Hep B vaccine (adults 19-59)

Screenings for DM:

  • Annual Diabetic foot exam
  • Dental visit
  • optho
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