Breast self-awareness: the evidence behind the euphemism.

Abstract

Breast cancer is the most common malignancy among women. Breast self-examination originally was proposed and implemented under the assumption that it would increase early detection and, theoretically, improve survival. However, breast self-examination since has been proven to have no effect on mortality from breast cancer. Rather than being abandoned… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000000139

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