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Breast size dissatisfaction may also activate negative self-conscious emotions, such as shame and embarrassment, that results in avoiding breast self-examination, they noted.
Apart from the app, doctors, cancer-survivors in the country, octogenarians, ambassadors of countries and heads of institutions are involved in cancer-related activities, such as cancer walkathons, creating social awareness by way of lectures, visiting educational institutions to teach breast self-examination, developing palliative care and caring for terminally-ill patients.
She advised women under 40 to carry out regular self-examination while those over 40 should get mammography scans regularly.
Headquarters examination stage overall arrangement by the Security Authority, each business unit, the Department of Management and organization-specific professional company, with focus on the use of sampling inspection combination, focus on examination of corporate safety inspection organizations, the self-examination and self-change situation, since 2015 Group safety inspection, equipment inspection and safety and environmental protection inspection of the implementation of the rectification and other issues.
Further the questionnaire was also aimed to assess the awareness of participants about Breast Self-Examination (BSE), Clinical Breast Examination (CBE) and Mammography.
Self-examination also overcomes the taboo most women have with breast cancer screening, especially Arab women, said Zakariya.
Organisers said women will be taught to perform self-examination for breast cancer before asking them to participate in a group self-exam that they hope will set a Guinness World Records title.
To promote awareness of the merits of early detection, VPS will pursue a creative course of action - inviting hundreds of women to learn how to perform self-examination for breast cancer before asking them to participate in a group self-exam that they hope will set a Guinness World Records title.
Dr Rajee says clinical visits are important because self-examination might not detect everything, especially if a woman doesn't know how to do it correctly.
The significance can be observed from the fact that a vast majority of testicular tumours are discovered by men themselves, either by accident or by performing the self-examination procedure.
Conclusion: According to the results of this study, breast self-examination, a simple and economical diagnostic tool which protects women's privacy, should be performed regularly and properly by women themselves.