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Self-Exams Save Lives

Early breast cancer detection can lead to better outcomes

Breast cancer is the second most prevalent cancer in American women, after skin cancer. Fortunately, it’s also one of the most treatable. Monthly breast self-exams in addition to annual clinical exams can help health care professionals detect cancer early, and early intervention often increases the likelihood of successful treatment. Click here for self-exam instructions and to read more about breast care at Scripps. Scripps has also opened the region’s first inflammatory breast cancer clinic at its Torrey Pines facility. Read more here.

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Self-Exams Save Lives

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