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A regimen for monitoring breast health is an essential part of a woman’s program of personal health.  Regular self-examination and medical screening, as well as care for any acute conditions, are the components that help to safeguard breast health.

Gynaecology & Women’s Health Surgeon, assist you in establishing, maintaining, and adhering to a schedule for self-examination and breast x-rays (mammograms).  The Woman healthcare providers can teach proper breast-exam techniques and recommend the right frequency for mammography, based on an individual’s age and other factors.  They also perform breast examination in the office, always including this step as part of each patient’s routine physical.

Breast Conditions:

Women should be aware of and responsive to any unusual or abnormal changes in their breasts, including lumps, pain, discharge (or other signs of infection), or alteration in appearance.  Gynaecology & Women’s Health Specialist can offer knowledgeable diagnosis to determine if a patient has signs or symptoms of breast conditions, and can provide or refer patients to the most up-to-date care when treatment is needed.

What is your risk of breast cancer?

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Take a breast cancer risk assessment.

Breast changes or symptoms understandably bring concerns and sometimes alarm for a woman, and these responses can be accompanied by fear of breast cancer.  Many problems and findings – including many positive radiologic results – though, may indicate benign breast conditions.  Aria’s women’s health staff can offer care for these treatable problems.

Your risk and breast cancer

Why do women need to know the risk factors for breast cancer?

There are some myths and misconceptions about the things that may increase a woman’s chance of developing breast cancer, known as risk factors.

Many women are not aware that your risk of breast cancer increases as you get older or that drinking alcohol and being overweight can increase your risk.

On the other hand, many women mistakenly believe a bump or knock to the breast increases your risk of breast cancer, even though the research does not support this claim.

It is important to separate the fact from the fiction about risk factors for breast cancer. With an understanding of the things that may increase your chance of developing breast cancer, you can take positive steps to reduce your risk.

Routine Vigilance Combined with Exceptional Management of Breast Abnormalities

 

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