Breast Cancer Awareness (Females)

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Breast Cancer Awareness (Females)

  1. 1. Breast Self-Exams Recommendation:Breast exams should be done monthly and performed at the same time every month. The bestrecommended time is one week after menstrual period ends due to fluctuation that can sometimescause changes in breasts.Patients that do not have periods or irregular periods should do the following:Self-exams once a month regardless of menstrual cycle—pick a good day that is easy to remember.(birthday)What to do when you find a lump in your breast: 1. Make an appointment with your OB/GYN or PCM. 2. After evaluation provider will recommend appropriate follow-up. Some recommendations may be 1. Radiology 2 Consultation with a breast specialist 3. Short interval follow-upFemale BreastAs a reminder, in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month the 375th Medical Group wouldlike to invite you to our Breast Cancer Awareness Seminar. Come join us on October 30, 2012 inthe Medical Group Deltgen Auditorium from 0800 to 0900. The event will cover the followingtopics: Medical advancements, proper breast self-examination and local cancer recourses. Pleasebring your questions and/or concerns to our medical staff! Snacks and beverages will beprovided. No reservations or appointments required.

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