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Hello I'm not gonna -- him He had to answer your questions breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women.
And every year more and more women are becoming survivors of this devastating disease thanks to early detection.
We've got this question from a -- -- after -- -- -- breast self exams really necessary if you get annual checkups with your OBG wine and OK Wendy personally I think breast self exams are important.
There have been some controversy about this topic over the past couple of years some research suggests that -- breast self exams.
Won't necessarily increase your chances of survival.
If you do find cancer and one study that -- nearly 300000 Chinese women over twelve year period found that those.
We did -- -- -- examination.
Found the same amount of cancer as those who did not.
But even -- -- exams may -- be able to pick up microscopic disease it's important to become familiar with the body.
And I encourage all my patients do that.
Here's why there are changes you can look up like.
Lumps or swelling skin irritation or -- red or scaly skin.
Nipple pain -- retraction and this -- Remember it's better to be safe than sorry.
And always be sure to report any changes to your doctor right away -- have a health question emailed them here fox -- -- -- fosters dot com until next time I'm document.
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