The argument then becomes whether one can assign an age cut off, as seniors are not "one size fits all." Some medical experts believe that if a senior is healthy and would be a good candidate for treatment, then they should take the test.
An important question for seniors to consider is what they would do if cancer is found. If they would not pursue treatment, then there is no need for screening. If however they would want chemo, radiation, or surgery, then they should ask to be tested. Above all, a senior must advocate for their wishes either way.