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Recommendations for Men

Following the recommended screening guidelines will help catch cancer early, giving you the greatest opportunity for recovery. See the guidelines below for men:


Skin Cancer Screening
Ask your physician about regular skin and mole exams.
Inspect your body for any unusual occurrences.

Flu Immunization
Annual during the season for all females.
Contraindicated if allergic to eggs.

Every 10 Years

Tetanus Immunization
Single vaccine every 10 years unless exposure or other contraindication.

≥45 Years Old

Colorectal Cancer Screening
Baseline colonoscopy to be done on all female patients age 45 and older. Then, every 10 years unless otherwise indicated.

≥50 Years Old

Prostate Cancer Screening
Discuss with your physician at age 50, or at age 45 for men at increased risk.

≥55 Years Old

Lung Cancer Screening
Current or former smoker, age 55-77.

≥60 Years Old

Shingles Screening
Immunize at age 60 or older.

≥65 Years Old

Pneumonia Immunization Immunize at age 65, then every five years unless contraindicated.

At UT Health East Texas HOPE Cancer Center we understand how a cancer diagnosis — and cancer treatment — can impact your life. That’s because we’ve been helping East Texans fight cancer for more than 30 years… with the same leading-edge treatments and care offered at large cancer centers in major metropolitan areas.

UT Health East Texas HOPE Cancer Center is owned and operated by UT Health North Campus Tyler. Our Tyler, Henderson and Jacksonville locations operate as departments of UT Health North Campus Tyler.


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