Self-examination of the breast; BSE
Many women feel that doing a breast self exam is an important part of their health care. It helps them learn how their breasts normally feel, so that if they find a lump they will know whether it is something to discuss with their health care provider.
However, there is not agreement among experts about recommending breast self exams. It is not known for sure what role breast self exams play in...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 »
Q. I have this scaly rash right around my nipple. That couldn’t be a sign of cancer, could it? A. Yes, it could. Or it could be a plain old rash.... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
Breast Examination by a Health Professional. Women ages 20 - 49 should have a physical examination by a health professional every 1 - 2 years. Those... Read more »