Breast Basics: Self Exams, Doctor Visits, Mammograms


"This is for women who don't have any significant family history of breast cancer" (:37)
Dr. Amber Guth reviews the American Cancer Society recommendations for routine breast cancer screening.

Dr. Amber Guth, a breast surgeon at NYU Medical Center, covers the basics of which breast exams to get when. Breast self-exams should be monthly and a doctor should examine your breasts every year. Between 35 and 40, the American Cancer Society recommends low-risk women get a first baseline mammogram and then one every year after that.

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