What kinds of cancer screening should I have in my 40s?

Screenings for various forms of cancer may be indicated for men and women in their 40s, based on the person’s personal and family health history. People should consult with their doctors and participate in screening decisions.

Skin checks are recommended. People with moles should track them closely, noting any changes and bringing that information to their doctor.

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