Category Archives: Breast Self-examination

Importance of Doing Monthly Breast Self-Examination

Monthly Reminder! Once you discover anything unusual, particularly a dominant mass, consult a breast specialist right away. The breast specialist will do a clinical breast examination and give you a diagnosis. He may order some diagnostic tests if needed. Don’t … Continue reading

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Not doing regular breast self-exam because of fear of discovering something

One of the reasons why breast cancers are discovered late is because of this statement usually made by patients when advised to do regular breast self-exam: “I am afraid of doing breast self-exam because I may discover something which may … Continue reading

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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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Breast Pain – How to Deal With It – ROJoson’s Formulas

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Fibrocystic breast is not a disease! How to recognize!

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 to have fibrocystic breasts. More than … Continue reading

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Breast Self-examination for the Filipino Females

Breast Self-examination 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 … Continue reading

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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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