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Screening Tests: What Tests When?

Because a routine physical examination is not covered by the B.C. Medical Services Plan in a patient with no symptoms and no known disease, most adults are not aware of all the screening tests they should consider. Screening tests are … Continue reading

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Screening Mammograms: When Should You Begin?

In a recent article on breast cancer screening, I noted recent changes in the recommendations of the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care. The national organization did not recommend regular screening mammograms for women under the age of 50. … Continue reading

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