Check the guidelines listed here to find out about important screening tests for mean and women. These guidelines are recommended by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Keep in mind that these are only guidelines and your doctor or nurse will personalize the timing of the screening tests you need based on many factors. Ask your doctor or nurse if you don’t understand why a certain test is recommended for you.
Where do these guidelines come from?
The screening guidelines listed here are recommended by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services which is initially prepared by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). This group administered by non-Federal experts in prevention (stopping disease before it starts). The recommendations from this group are evidence-based and trusted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This means that science supports the screening guidelines which is recommended by the US Department of Health and Human Services.