Male - Age 60+

Age 60+ Male

  • Complete Physical Exam every 1-2 years
  • Occult blood (stool) annually
  • Colonoscopy every 5-10 years
  • Cholesterol every 5 years
  • Influenza vaccine annually
  • Pneumococcal vaccine once after age 65
  • Diphtheria, Tetanus booster every 10 years

*Remember, these recommended exams are the minimum for healthy individuals with no medical problems. They are based on the Report of the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force.

Identification of a medical problem may require more frequent examinations to monitor your condition. Occult blood (stool) and Sigmoidoscope (flex) are specifically to screen for colon cancer. Recommendations subject to change without notice.