Bermuda's Cancer Screening Guidelines
Research indicates that only 5% of cancers are hereditary; this means that most cancers occur spontaneously. Research also indicates that healthy lifestyles and regular checkups can prevent many cancers. Exercise your power!
Talk to your doctor about recommended screenings:
- Women 21yrs+ to begin regular Pap screening for cervical cancer and to have an annual pelvic exam
- Women 40yrs+ to receive an annual mammogram for breast cancer detection
- Men 40yrs+ to receive annual DRE tests and PSA if indicated to spot early warning signs of prostate cancer
- Men and Women 50yrs+ to begin screening for colorectal cancer