Cancer Screening for Men

 Age  

 Recommended Cancer Screening   

 Procedures

 50+

 Colorectal cancer and polyps 

 Flexible sigmoidoscopy every 5 years
 (colonoscopy should be performed if results are positive)  
 Colonoscopy every 10 years OR
 Double-contrast barium enema every 5 years OR
 CT colonography (virtual colonoscopy) every 5 years

 

 Prostate cancer

 Prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing, with
 or without rectal exam. Talk to your doctor
 about the pros and cons of this exam.

 

At Dignity Health, we are committed to cancer prevention. Find out more about cancer prevention for men: