Some Doctors Stop Urging Monthly Breast Self-Exams

Prudish older women might avoid self-exam because it requires touching one’s own body in what might be considered a sinful manner.

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It is not just prudishness that is fueling aversion. Monthly breast self-examinations (BSE) are on the decline. Some ladies leave it to their gynecologists. Others may poke around a bit during October in response to all the pink ribbons. Many may just be interested in the annual pink fashions. It has been said among the medical community that women who are taught to examine their breasts tend to do it badly or not at all.

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September 10, 2018 by Kevin Williams

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