Breast self-examination: what it means and why the thinking about it has changed

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L’auto-examen des seins : ce que cela signifie et pourquoi les opinions ont changé
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Ann Silversides
Network Magazine, 2012
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
July 2012
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Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the controversies about the guideline on screening for breast cancer for average-risk women (aged 40 to 79) that was updated in late 2011 by The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care. Explains the issues and summarizes the evidence and current thinking about breast self-examination.

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