She said that women should get regular check up for the disease adding that they should also conduct self exam
to avoid breast cancer.
The agreement also provides for the holding of community assemblies for "breast cancer screening, breast cancer lectures, and showing of breast cancer self exam
Should suspicious moles or other skin lesions be spotted, the app can walk users through a self exam
Breast self-exam, clinical self exam
and ultra sound are the most common types of breast cancer screening.
"Every person who comes for an exam, we end the office visit with a brochure that explains how a self exam
is done, what to look for," Schiff says.
Jaimala Shukla, an Obstetrician and Gynecologist from Emirates Diagnostic Clinic, a division of Welcare World, was attended by over 18 staff members who got a fair idea about self exam
which is considered the first step in the prevention of the threatening disease.
Do you routinely perform breast self exam
? Breast cancer strikes 1 in every 8 women nationwide.
Oliveria and her colleagues randomized 100 patients to an intervention that included instruction on how to perform a thorough skin self-exam; the patients in one group also received a book of digital photos of their whole body and were trained to use the photos as an adjunct to the self exam
. The instruction consisted of a brief encounter with a physician who explained what to look for and how to prevent skin cancer, as well as a short video and brochures.
"It all was so mind blowing," Downer recalled, "And I think doing self exam
was just viewed as that ...
-- Health at Home by Sunbeam kicked off a host of activities this month, in conjunction with the recent debut of its Breast Self Exam
Program, to coincide with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
"It's the first and only bra that tweets with a mission to remind you one thing you should never forget: your monthly breast self exam
," said Nestle Fitness.
will launch a Breast Self Exam
Program, complete with how-to video, in-store seminars and support group tie-in.