How Gynecology Visits Change Throughout Your Life

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Other life-long screenings

At any age, “It’s important to talk diseases that are common,” says Dr. Gray. “By 40 years old we’re ordering mammograms for women. Unless they have a high risk, then earlier. Fibrocystic breasts are things we take care of. And we’re screening for cancers like ovarian cancer. Some patients are at high risk like those with predispositions in their family history. We’ll do the genetic screening.” Genetic screening can happen at any age, says Dr. Gray, and is determined by the age at which the family member with the history was diagnosed, along with other factors.

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