Presentation on theme: "1.Why is it important to learn to do a BSE as a teenager? So you know what your breasts feel like when they are healthy. So you can recognize any."— Presentation transcript:
1.Why is it important to learn to do a BSE as a teenager? So you know what your breasts feel like when they are healthy. So you can recognize any changes early.
Normal breast tissue 1. Breasts are made up of: A) fatty tissue B) fibrous tissue C) glands that produce milk D) tubes that carry milk to the nipple
Breast changes 3. What might be the cause of a lump? A) cyst B) non-cancerous fibrous cells C) cancerous growth 4. Most changes found in the breast are benign.
Breast surgeries 5. A)The surgical procedure in which a small lump is removed is called a lumpectomy. B) The surgical procedure where there is a larger lump and the whole breast needs to be removed is called a mastectomy. 6. If cancer spreads to other parts of the body it is called metastasis.
Breast Self-Exams 7. The best time to do BSE is 7-10 days after your period. 8. The 2 parts of BSE are: A) looking B) feeling
Breast self exam: looking 9. The 3 positions for looking for changes are: A) arms down, then arms up B) pushing down on the hips C) leaning forward 10. What specifically are you looking for? Changes in the skin
Breast self exam: feeling 11. Feeling is best done lying down. 12. Check the whole breast, including areas where there is breast tissue from the armpit to the breastbone and the collarbone to the bra line. 13. Using the pads of the 3 fingers (not thumb or pinky) make little circles the size of a dime. One just lightly, one a little deeper and one deeper still. 14. What pattern can be used? Up and down in strips or spiral inside to out
Mammograms 15. A mammogram is a breast x-ray. 16. A mammogram detects changes at the earliest possible stage. 17. At what age is a mammogram recommended? 40 or earlier if family history
Other signs of breast cancer: Swelling of part of the breast Skin irritation or dimpling Nipple pain or nipple turning inward Redness or scaliness of the nipple or breast skin Nipple discharge other than breast milk Lump in the underarm
BSE Skill Practice Teacher demonstration of proper breast self exam procedure Student practice proper BSE procedure
Exit Ticket True or False? 1. Breast cancer risk increases with age. 2. There are two parts of the BSE: looking and feeling. 3. TSEs should be done just once a month, 7-10 days after one’s period.