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Breast Health

Breast development occurs in distinct stages throughout a woman's life, first before birth, and again at puberty and during the childbearing years. Changes also occur to the breasts during menstruation and when a woman reaches menopause.

Listed in the directory below you will find some additional information regarding breast health, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Anatomy of the Breasts

Normal Breast Development

Three-Step Plan for Preventive Care

How to Perform a Breast Self-Examination

Mammography

Frequently Asked Questions: Mammograms

Common Breast Conditions

Mastalgia (Breast Pain)

Common Breast Lumps

Fibrocystic Breast Changes

Nipple Problems and Discharge

Breast Infections and Inflammations

Diagnosing Benign Breast Conditions

 
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