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How often should I do a breast self-exam (bse)?

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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Monthly if desired

The value of breast self exams (bse) in the early detection of breast cancer is not settled.
Instead, a clinical breast exam (cbe) should be done by a health professional (e.g. Family physician) on a regular schedule such as every 3-6 months. If self exam is desired then the correct tchnique has to be practiced and verified by your doctor first. After that, a monthly bse can be done.

In brief: Monthly if desired

The value of breast self exams (bse) in the early detection of breast cancer is not settled.
Instead, a clinical breast exam (cbe) should be done by a health professional (e.g. Family physician) on a regular schedule such as every 3-6 months. If self exam is desired then the correct tchnique has to be practiced and verified by your doctor first. After that, a monthly bse can be done.
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
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Dr. Reza Shirazi
Radiation Oncology

In brief: Once a month

Ideally once a month.

In brief: Once a month

Ideally once a month.
Dr. Reza Shirazi
Dr. Reza Shirazi
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