Breast cancer is a global health concern and a leading cause of morbidity and mortality among women. It has been identified as a major public health problem in both developed and developing nations because of its high incidence-prevalence, over-burdened health system and direct medical expenditure. Studies have shown that in most of the developing nations breast cancer is diagnosed in advanced stages of the disease when compared with developed nations and thus has a poor outcome and high fatality rate. This paper aims to check the effectiveness of breast self-examination in early detection of the breast cancer. In addition, it plans to consider all the factors which hampers with the uptake of the technique and what all could be planned to improve the current scenario.
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On Thursday WJLA -- an ABC News affiliate -- aired the first in a series of reports aimed at increasing breast cancer awareness and teaching women the proper way to perform breast self-exams. The move has been met with criticism from people who believe it's inappropriate to show women's bodies during the 5 p. There's nothing sexy about this. It's a breast self-exam. Federal Communications Commission's indecency rules, but some say the segments are exploitative.