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A 31-year-old member asked:

Where can i find the most accurate screening tests?

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Dr. Paul Hartlaub
Preventive Medicine 35 years experience
Excellent question: All tests have some false positive and some false negative results, but you are right - some are better than others. The ones that are recommended by reliable sources are the best that we have. For a complete list of recommended screening tests by age, gender, and risk factor, look at the prevention checklist 2013 app.

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