Sociocultural factors associated with breast self-examination
among Iranian women.
It was found in our study that although majority of patients seemed to have knowledge about the risk factors and outcomes of breast cancer but an alarmingly low percentage (only 39%) knew about breast self-examination
which is considered as one of the most important tools to an early diagnosis.
Based on above-mentioned studies, it can be seen that BSE is measured with two criteria: doing or not doing breast self-examination
and regular or irregular breast self-examination
Practicing breast self-examination
among women attending primary health care in Kuwait.
(BSE) procedure has been recognized as a tool of early breast cancer detection in developing countries to avoid delay in detection and treatment of malignancy.2
Impact of a health education intervention program regarding breast self-examination
by women in a semi-urban area of Madhya Pradesh, India.
While regular monthly breast self-examinations
are key to early detection and tackling of the disease, the app helps through a four-pronged process: clarifying what is breast cancer; providing information on how it can be prevented; informing on when to do check-ups; and instructing on how to do it.
Asfaw, "Predictors of breast self-examination
among female teachers in Ethiopia using health belief model," Archives of Public Health, vol.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) states, "breast self-examination
may be appropriate for certain high-risk populations and for other women who chose to follow this approach." (2,5,6) The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) guidelines say that there is "insufficient evidence to assess risks vs benefits, including harms," and recommends against teaching BSE.
The lecturer shed light on the symptoms of breast cancer, regular breast self-examination
and referring to the doctor when in doubt or to enquire in this respect.
(6) Early detection rates through breast self-examination
(BSE) plays an important role in decreasing the morbidity and mortality rates in addition to several other factors.
* Not addressed in the update, and therefore not changed from prior American Cancer Society recommendation: Breast self-examination
is not recommended for average-risk women at any age.
Establishing population-based screening programs, including periodical mammography, breast examination (BPx) by a trained medical staff and monthly breast self-examination
(BSE) is useful in detecting breast cancer at an early stage.
and what you should do if you have any symptoms
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