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 wherein the tumor, surrounding tissue, and nearby lymph nodes are 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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