A Woman's Breast Self-Exam Journal
Culled from the latest medical research on breast self-examination, Susan Mendelsohn has created a journal for women that encourages them to practice monthly breast self-examination. She explains the limits of mammography and how it is only a component of a women's breast health practice, especially for younger women. Familiarity with one's body is the most important feature of self-care. Journaling and drawing these monthly self-exams not only invites this health ritual, but leaves a trace of information with one's doctors. The book is concisely informative with an excellent bibliography for women who want to read more on women's breast health.
The author writes: "Make this journal your own. Just by bringing it home, you are beginning to take your health and the health of your breasts more seriously."
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Summary of Manual Breast Health Care
Why We Should Do Breast SelfExamination
What About Mammography?
Clinical Breast Exams
Best Time To Start BSE
How To Use This Journal