All women should undergo clinical exams and mammograms, even if put to the test itself. Women 20 to 39 clinical trials should be every three years. Women 40 and over are clinical trials once a year and a mammogram every year or two.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends that a woman alone trials begin in their 20s. Tests are recommended every month. A few days after the period of women is a good time for introspection, because the chest is less painful and swollen. Women who are menstruating should not self-tests on the same day of each month.
Women with a family history of breast cancer or symptoms to make mammograms more frequently.
Breast self-examination should be done, and below. In this position, which stretches the breast tissue and chest wall is as thin as possible. Start with your right hand behind his head. Use the tips of three fingers of his left hand to examine the right breast. Starting an imaginary line from the right armpit and above the chest to run on his chest. Move your fingers up and down to the penny-shaped simultaneous movements. Scroll down to the sides felt. This is to feel the neck. Use light, medium and high pressure for the tissue closest to the skin, the tissue closest to the chest and the tissue between all investigated. Follow the back, and check your left breast with his right hand with his left hand behind your head. It's a good idea for a woman to a doctor, self-examination technique.
Women must cover their shoulders when sitting or standing. It should only increase slightly with your hand. Lift the arm up tightens the tissue and makes it more difficult to examine.
Cancer Most lumps are not cancerous. Fibrocystic conditions can be grouped, breasts. Cysts - small fluid-filled sacs lead - even knobs.
The best tools to fight breast cancer through mammography and clinical examinations. Self-examination is very helpful because if a woman accustomed to the normal breast are more likely to be only for a change.