Breast Examination by a Health Professional. Women ages 20 - 49 should have a physical examination by a health professional every 1 - 2 years. Those over age 50 should be examined annually.
Self-Examinations. Women have been encouraged to perform a self-examination each month, but some studies have reported no difference in mortality rates between women who do self-examination and those who do not. This does not mean women should stop attempting self-examinations, but they should not...Read more
The American Cancer Society recently announced that breast MRI and mammogram, when used together, give doctors a better chance of finding... Read more »
The annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS), held earlier this month, is the premier scientific symposium in the world for... Read more »
My technician recently told me, just before sending me gliding through an MRI tube, that MRI scans were once an uncommon breast exam. He performed... Read more »