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    Breast Health

    Breast development occurs in distinct stages throughout a woman's life, first before birth, and again at puberty and during the childbearing years. Changes also occur to the breasts during menstruation and when a woman reaches menopause.

    Listed in the directory below you will find some additional information regarding breast health, for which we have provided a brief overview.

    Anatomy of the Breasts

    Normal Breast Development

    Three-Step Plan for Preventive Care

    How to Perform a Breast Self-Examination

    Mammography

    Frequently Asked Questions: Mammograms

    Common Breast Conditions

    Mastalgia (Breast Pain)

    Common Breast Lumps

    Fibrocystic Breast Changes

    Nipple Problems and Discharge

    Breast Infections and Inflammations

    Diagnosing Benign Breast Conditions