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BREAST CANCER SCREENING

RISKS

  • Female
  • Family history
  • Caucasian women higher risk
  • Excessive alcohol consumption
  • Dense breast tissue
  • Early menarche (before 12), late menopause (after 55)
  • Obesity and sedentary lifestyle
  • Previous radiation to chest

SCREENING GUIDELINES
Self breast exam, monthly
Annual mammogram starting at age 45
Automated breast ultrasound system (ABUS)
3D breast imaging (tomosynthesis)

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Breast Navigator, 217-876-4377


COLON CANCER SCREENING

RISKS

  • Age 50 and older
  • Smoker
  • Overweight
  • Excessive alcohol consumption
  • Diet high in red meat
  • Men AND women
  • Family history
  • Have Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • History of bladder or uterine cancer

SCREENING GUIDELINES
Colonoscopy every 10 years starting at age 50

FOR MORE INFORMATION
GI Navigator, 217-876-1846


LUNG CANCER SCREENING

RISKS

  • Tobacco Smoker
  • Second Hand Smoke
  • Radon Exposure
  • Air Pollution
  • Asbestos Exposure

SCREENING GUIDELINES
CT scan, physician ordered, low dose
Eligibility for screening:

  • Age 55 and older
  • Smoked for 30 years or more
  • Currently smoke
  • Have quit smoking within 15 years

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Lung Navigator, 217-876-2338


PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING

RISKS

  • Male
  • Age 50 and older
  • Family Hisotory
  • Poor diet
  • African American

SCREENING

  • PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) blood test
  • Digital Rectal Exam

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Prostate Navigator, 217-876-2338