Breast self-examination and breast examination by a health care provider: prevalence and predictors of screening in a randomly selected sample of Australian women.

@article{Redman1990BreastSA,
  title={Breast self-examination and breast examination by a health care provider: prevalence and predictors of screening in a randomly selected sample of Australian women.},
  author={Sally Redman and Ashley L Reid and Elizabeth M. Campbell and Robert W. Sanson-Fisher},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={1990},
  volume={152 12},
  pages={640-5}
}
Professional organizations recommend the practice of monthly breast self-examination (BSE), and examination of the breasts by a health care provider every three years for women up to the age of 40 and annually thereafter. These practices were examined in a randomly selected sample of 1454 women. Only 39% (95% confidence interval [CI], 36%-42%) of the sample… CONTINUE READING