Early Detection is a Man’s Best Defense

For men, the best weapon in the fight against disease is early detection. The earlier a condition is caught, the more effective treatment can be. Screening recommendations have been developed by several medical organizations. For example, the American Cancer Society recommends prostate and colon cancer screenings for men beginning at age 50, while the American Optometric Association recommends eye exams be performed every 2 years for men ages 18 to 60 to test vision and eye health.

As always, because of personal or family medical history, your doctor may recommend a different schedule. Talk with your doctor about the screening schedule that’s right for you.

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