Vital for the early detection of breast cancer. There are several different types of breast screening tests, such as a clinical breast examination, breast mammogram, breast ultrasound and MRI.
The purpose of breast cancer screening is to find breast cancer early, before any symptoms can develop.
Clinical Breast Examination
A clinical breast examination is a physical examination of the breast performed by a health care professional during breast screening.
Mammography is the process of using low-dose amplitude X-rays to screen the breast.
A breast biopsy is when a small sample of breast tissue is removed from the breast and sent to a lab for breast cancer screening.
Breast Cancer Pathology Report
A breast cancer pathology report is a medical document written by a pathologist. The pathology report specifies a breast cancer diagnosis.