Breast Self-Exam

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Breast Self-Exam

Description

This tool kit provides women with information about the importance of early detection and screening for breast cancer and instructions for a breast self-exam (BSE).

The tool kit includes:

  • Breast self awareness information
    • Recommendations
  • BSE instructional tool (available in English, Spanish, and Hindi)
    • Video
  • BSE card
    • This full-color waterproof card illustrates and describes the technique of BSE. Monthly punch-out holes are included along the side of the card as a friendly reminder to perform BSE every month. Multiple versions are available in different languages and for specific populations.

Developer:

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

Funding Sources:

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

History

Release Date: 2004
Review Date: 2007
Recent Summary: March 2008
Original Summary: October 2004
Last Updated: 02/10/10

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