Early detection: breast physiology and the clinical breast exam (CBE)

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This summary focuses on the clinical aspects of the early detection of breast cancer. The topics addressed include signs and symptoms of breast abnormalities, the importance of performing an accurate clinical breast exam (CBE) as part of breast awareness and early diagnosis, the need for appropriate and timely follow-up, diagnostic imaging, and pathology workup for a suspicious finding.

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