Last reviewed: 6 Nov 2021
Last updated: 05 Oct 2021

Summary

Details

  • Risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD)
  • Screening for CVD risk factors
  • Strategies for CVD risk reduction
  • Recommendations for CVD risk reduction
  • Effectiveness of cancer screening and prevention
  • Recommendations for cancer screening and counseling
  • Breast cancer screening
  • Cervical cancer screening
  • Colorectal cancer screening
  • Prostate cancer screening
  • Lung cancer screening
  • Immunization

Contributors

Authors

Jeffrey G. House, DO

Assistant Professor

Department of Medicine

University of Florida College of Medicine

Jacksonville

FL

Disclosures

JGH declares that he has no competing interests.

Linda Edwards, MD

Associate Professor

Department of Medicine

University of Florida College of Medicine

Jacksonville

FL

Disclosures

LE declares that she has no competing interests.

Acknowledgements

Dr Jeffrey G. House and Dr Linda Edwards would like to gratefully acknowledge Dr Craig T. Tenner, Dr Kelly Crotty, and Professor Michael Pignone, the previous contributors to this topic.

Disclosures

CTT and KC declare they have no competing interests. MP is a co-author of a number of references cited in this topic.

Peer reviewers

Mark Pletcher, MD, MPH

Assistant Adjunct Professor

Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

University of California San Francisco

San Francisco

CA

Disclosures

MP is a co-author of 2 references cited in this topic. MP has collaborated with Professor Michael Pignone on other research projects related to cardiovascular disease screening and treatment.

Willie Hamilton, BSc, MB, ChB, MD, FRCP, FRCGP

Consultant Senior Lecturer

Department of Community Based Medicine

University of Bristol

Bristol

UK

Disclosures

WH has received research funding from several bodies for studies.

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