Breast can be examined in 3 ways:
- By yourself known as: Self-Breast Examination (SBE).
- By your health provider know as: Clinical Breast Examination (CBE).
- By a medical device: Mammogram
We cannot prevent breast cancer, but we can detect it early which gives us a chance to have successful treatment.
When to start examining your breast?
When you had your first occurrence of menstruation (menarche) which occurs between the ages of 10 and 16 years in most girls. Mostly recommended to start by 20 years of age. The sooner you start, you will get to know your own body changes.