Experts Debate Value of Breast Self-Exams

Patty Myers dodged a bullet two years ago. With a family history of breast cancer, Myers says she had performed a breast self exam, or BSE, from the relatively young age of 20 on the advice of her mother. "I had never really felt anything abnormal or unusual," she recalls. "But when I was 28 years old I felt something that was not normal, something that gave me pause." Her discovery prompted a visit to the doctor. The lump in Myers' breast turned out to be a cancerous tumor in its early...Full Story
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