DETECTION & DIAGNOSIS / TESTING
Early detection of breast cancer reduces possibilities of death from cancer and,
in 90% of cases, it can ensure a cure.
BREAST SELF-EXAM (BSE)
You should do a self-exam every month, on or around the seventh day after the start
of your menstrual cycle, starting at the age of 20.
CLINICAL BREAST EXAM (CBE)
You should get checked by a physician every 3 years between the ages of 20 and 40,
then once every year after you have turned 30.
Starting at the age of 40, you should get a mammography every year.