Breast cancer can't be prevented, but you can take three important steps to help detect it earlier. The free resource, 3 Steps to Early Detection , can increase your chance of finding breast cancer before it spreads. Tell us where we can send you your copy. A clinical breast exam is performed by a healthcare professional who is trained to recognize many different types of abnormalities and warning signs.
Breasts are great. They come in many shapes, sizes, and colors, all of them very good. Even if it weren't smart for you to do a breast self-exam for your health , we'd recommend you touch your breasts more often because it's a nice way to show your boobs more love. But the fact of the matter is that maintaining intimate knowledge of how your breasts feel is an important way to stay on top of your breast health —specifically because you can keep tabs on any potentially harmful lumps or bumps that arise.
Lumps, pain, and other abnormalities affect most of us at one time or another. Below are the top five breast concerns that patients ask me about. Yes, they can be indications of breast cancer, but also many other non-cancerous conditions.
The exam is private and discreet, the breast is not openly seen during the scanning process and there is no compression and no radiation. At Delphinus, we are working to assist physicians gain accurate information to better detect breast cancer where it can be the most challenging, in dense breast tissue. While developing better imaging science, we are striving for a better breast imaging experience for women. SoftVue has received FDA clearance for diagnostic imaging purposes and is not intended for use as a replacement for screening mammography. SoftVue uses water and sound to capture a degree image of the breast.