Here at CP clinic we believe it is imperative for patients to have regular health check-ups and screenings at their convenience, even if they have no symptoms. Screenings are tests that look for diseases before you have symptoms, and if any diseases are found, these can be treated much earlier.
Some conditions that doctors commonly screen for include:
- Breast cancer and cervical cancer in women
- Colorectal cancer
- High blood pressure
- High cholesterol
- Overweight and obesity
- Prostate cancer in men
The tests you need largely depends on your age, your sex, your family history and whether you have risk factors for certain diseases.
After a screening test, ask when you will get the results and whom to talk to about them.