Diagnosis and Control Methods by Age in Breast Cancer

Memorial Antalya Hospital Head of Oncology Center Prof. Dr. Mustafa Özdoğan underlined that breast awareness, which is one of the most important steps to prevent breast cancer or early diagnosis, should be effective for every woman from 20 years of age. He listed the diagnosis and control methods according to age as follows.

  • Between the ages of 20-39, monitoring the breast in front of the mirror every month and clinical examination every 3 years.
  • Between the ages of 40-49 monitoring the breast in front of the mirror every month, clinical examination and mammography every 1-2 years.
  • Over 50 years old monitoring the breast in front of the mirror every month, every year clinical examination and mammography every year.
HG

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