At a senior citizen program, the nurse who was invited to speak to the group is teaching them about detecting the early signs of cancer. Which of the following should the nurse include?


•Among the options, breast self-exam is the only choice that aids in early detection of cancer.

•Adult women of all ages are encouraged to perform breast self-exam at least once a month. It has been found that 40% of diagnosed breast cancers were detected by women who felt a lump on their breast.

•Frequent skin biopsies are not recommended unless skin cancer is suspected.

•Reduction of fat in the diet and avoidance of overexposure to the sun refers to cancer prevention.

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