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Breast Cancer Detection Articles

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Breast Cancer Detection Articles

Library Articles: Breast Cancer Detection

  • Breast Cancer Diagnostic Tools - Mammograms are just one of the diagnostic tools for breast cancer available to you. It's a good idea to know about your options when you or your physician finds an abnormal area on your breasts.
  • Breast Cancer Facts & Risk Factors - Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women in the United States. Cancer is a group of many different diseases that have some important things in common.
  • How to Perform a Breast Self-Exam - A breast self-exam (BSE) is a thorough examination by a woman of her entire breast and chest area. Self-screening can find breast cancer in its early stages.
  • Preparing For Your Mammogram -Planning ahead can relieve stress and minimize discomfort during mammography.
  • Three Kinds of Breast Screenings - With advances in technology and cancer research, women today have access to several strategic methods of preventative screenings for breast abnormalities.
  • What is a Lump? - According to the NCI, benign breast conditions also include several types of distinct, solitary (single) lumps.
  • What is a Mammogram? - A mammogram is an x-ray picture of the breast. It can find breast cancer that is too small for you, your physician, or a nurse to feel.
  • Your Mammogram Results - According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), a high-quality mammogram, with a clinical breast exam (CBE), is the most effective way to detect breast cancer early. Using a mammogram, it is possible to detect breast cancer that cannot be felt.