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Breast Self-Exam Directory

Breast self-exams are a method of checking the breasts for abnormalities. Controversy has plagued this issue as some studies find self-exams to be not helpful in detecting breast cancer. However, many women do find lumps using a self-exam and get an accurate diagnosis because they check their breasts for abnormalities. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to do a breast self-exam, why you should do them and how often, and much more.

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