Most common screening tests for detecting breast cancer
Detecting the disease in early stage would help a lot for the cure. There are some screenings tests which can help to detect the breast cancer in its early stage.
Breast Self-Exam (BSE): Self-examination of the breast is the best way to analyze the breast condition. It is recommended for women of all age group to keep in touch with their breast.
Clinical breast exam (CBE): The clinical breast exam will be performed by a professional who gets trained and can able to understand the changes happening in the breast.
Mammograms: Mammograms are an effective way to find the disease in the early stage, that even if you don’t have any symptoms or signs of the disease. It is quite possible through X-Ray to detect the lumps that cannot be felt or seen physically.
Breast Ultrasound: Ultrasound is the process of sending sound waves into the breast and converting them as images which can identify that whether the lump is filled with solid mass or with a cyst.
Biopsy: A breast biopsy is a detailed examination of tissue which removed from suspected breast area to check the presence of breast cancer.