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Breast-cancer.net is a deep resource for information about breast cancer and its signs, symptoms, and treatments. All content is doctor reviewed and this website also discusses many day-to- day living , family, and insurance issues that may impact you or someone close to you who has been affected by the disease. Early diagnosis is the key to survival when it comes to any type of cancer and we encourage you to share this knowledge with others who may benefit from it .Our well documented articles with citations will help your research path and the more you learn, the better your outcome on many levels will be.
Breast Cancer Screening
Just the term Breast Cancer can instill fear into the heart of any woman. In today’s world, breast cancer survival and a healthy outcome is becoming more possible with medical advances and education. The key to fighting it is EARLY diagnosis and knowledge.
How to do a breast self-exam:
In many cases, breast cancer does not have any signs. This is why it is so important to check for any abnormal changes in your breasts at least once or twice a month. Although you can examine your breasts at any time, some women find it easier to examine their breasts in the shower. When examining your breasts:
The following signs should always make you suspicious and get a checkup immediately:
Each person must make it their own responsibility, to take the steps necessary to reduce their chance of developing breast cancer. If you or someone you love is diagnosed with breast cancer, understand that medical research has led to more effective treatments that have allowed people to have a high quality of life during and after the diagnosis. Self-breast exams, clinical breast exams by a doctor or trained medical professional and periodic mammograms all help to detect early breast cancer.
If you feel that there are changes in your breast tissue or lumps that you can feel in your breasts or under arms, you should see your doctor right away.
A doctor or licensed cancer specialist is the most important source of information for you:
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