Category Archives: Breast Self-examination

Value of Breast Self-examination and Breast Specialist Clinical Examination in Breast Cancer Detection

Recently, 2016 January, I had the opportunity to do a breast mass excision on a 49-year-old female suspected of having a recurrent 1-cm fibroadenoma.   She had a history of a fibroadenoma excision 20 years ago. She palpated the current … Continue reading

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Fibrocystic breast is not a disease! How to recognize!

Originally posted on ROJoson Medical Clinic:
From Mayo Clinic http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/fibrocystic-breasts/basics/definition/con-20034681 Accessed: April 19, 2015 Fibrocystic breasts are composed of tissue that feels lumpy or rope-like in texture. Doctors call this nodular or glandular breast tissue. It’s not at all uncommon…

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Breast Self-examination (BSE) for the Filipino Females

Breast Self-examination (BSE) for the Filipino Females Reynaldo O. Joson, MD What is Breast Self-examination (BSE)? Breast Self-examination (BSE) is an examination done by a person on one’s own breasts. Why is it being strongly recommended for Filipino females to do … Continue reading

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