Which of these tests are used to detect or diagnose breast cancer?


•Breast Self-Examination should be done regularly followed by a clinical breast examination because this is one way that breast lumps can be detected early.

•Mammography is the primary diagnostic test for breast cancer.

•Fine-Needle Aspiration and excisional biopsy confirms diagnosis by providing cells from breast tissue for histological examination.

•Lumpectomy is a procedure used for the treatment of breast cancer with the tumor, surrounding tissue & nearby lymph nodes removed by the surgeon.

•Chemotherapy involves the use of a combination of drugs for the treatment of cancer.

•Total Mastectomy is a surgical procedure that involves the removal of the breast tissue as treatment of breast cancer.

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