Improving residents' performances of clinical breast examination.

  title={Improving residents' performances of clinical breast examination.},
  author={Karen M Freund and Risa B. Burns and L Antab},
  journal={Journal of cancer education : the official journal of the American Association for Cancer Education},
  volume={13 1},
BACKGROUND Clinical breast examination and mammography are recommended as combined modalities for breast cancer screening. Rates of mammography are increasing; however, clinical breast examination rates are decreasing. Specific training in breast examination may be warranted. METHODS The authors developed an ambulatory rotation to teach breast cancer screening to medical residents. To assess whether this training improved screening performance, they compared clinical breast examination and… CONTINUE READING