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Contents Acknowledgments Introduction Chapter 1 What is a screening test? Chapter 2 The annual physical exam Chapter 3 Pap smears Chapter 4 Colposcopy Chapter 5 Breast screening Chapter 6 Screening for colon cancer Chapter 7 Screening for diabetes Chapter 8 Screening for heart disease Chapter 9 Screening and testing for communicable disease Chapter 10 Screening for bone loss Chapter 11 Vision screening Chapter 12 Screening in older women Chapter 13 Screening in pregnancy Chapter 14 What's left out and why - lung cancer, endometrial cancer, ovarian cancer, thyroid disease Chapter 15 Genetic screening Chapter 16 Laboratory tests Chapter 17 The positive side of prevention Appendix A quick guide to terms used in this book Further Reading Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Diagnosis -- Popular works.
Medical screening -- Popular works.
Periodic health examinations -- Popular works.
Women -- Health and hygiene -- Popular works.