Orlando F. Mills, MD, MPH

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Prevention is KEY

Colonoscopy

 How often?                     Every 10 years or more often if your doctor advises.

 Who should get it?         Men and women ages 50-75

 Why should I get it?  Early detection and prevention of colorectal cancer

Fecal Blood Test

How often?                  Yearly if you choose not to have a colonoscopy.  If you do have a colonoscopy done, you may need to

                                      have the fecal test in the years between colonoscopy.

Who should get it?     Men and women ages 50-75

Why should I get it?   Early detection and prevention of colorectal cancer

Mammogram
How often?                Every two years if you are age 40-49; Every one year if you are age 50 to 75
Who should get it?    Women ages 40-75
Why should I get it?  Early detection of breast cancer

Pneumonia vaccine

How often?                Once or twice- see our Pneumonia Decision Guide in the MORE tab of the website
Who should get it?    Adults over age 65 (others as advised by your doctor)
Why should I get it?  To prevent complications from getting pneumonia

Flu Shot

How often?                Yearly
Who should get it?    Everyone

Why should I get it?  To prevent complications from getting the flu

Wellness Exam
How often?                  Yearly
Who should get it?      Everyone
Why should I get it?    Health maintenance and early detection and prevention

Diabetic Eye Exam

How often?                Yearly

Who should get it?    All persons with diabetes

Why should I get it?  To screen for early changes in the retina or other eye disease caused by diabetes

Cervical Screening (exception are women who have a total hysterectomy)
How often? 
Pap test every 3 years or Pap test PLUS HPV test every 5 years
Who should get it? 
Pap test - women ages 21-65; Pap test plus HPV test every 5 years
Why should I get it? 
To detect cervical cancer