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What to know about screening

What are the standard screening recommendations, and are there tests you should add beyond these recommendations?

Screening recommendations for adults

  • The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), a federal task force, makes widely used screening recommendations
  • Other professional organizations also publish recommendations
  • Most of these recommendations are based on age, gender, pregnancy, and/or personal or family medical history


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