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Similar results on major outcomes including false positives, unnecessary terminations, and DS pregnancies were observed for contingent tests and several other screening tests
So, what's my personal take on which screening tests
are worth it?
The test we do for cotinine is a screening test
, just like the test for cocaine.
If you have a family history of colon cancer and/or polyps, discuss with your health care professional how often you should have these and possibly other colon cancer screening tests
As mentioned above, examples of such screening tests
are mammography, Pap smears, colonoscopy, and blood pressure measurement.
The most common screening test
is the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA), sometimes called enzyme immunoassay (EIA).
A diagnostic test for women over age 35 who have a higher-than-usual risk for genetic disorders or whose AFP or triple screening tests
results were suspicious.
If you are 50 or older, the following are some of the cancer screening tests
that you and your doctor should consider:
For now, prostate screening tests
remain the primary tools for detecting the cancer.
The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario currently conducts screening tests
for 27 diseases for all of the approximately 135,000 babies born in Ontario each year.
Any time you do screening tests
, there are more issues than just the cost of the test.