Wendy Y. Chen MD MPH


How to do a breast self-exam using an up-and-down pattern

To do this type of breast exam, check the entire breast area by using an up-and-down pattern. Start at one edge of the breast area and move your fingers up and down to the edges of your breast and across the entire breast area. As you move across the breast area, move your fingers in small, coin-sized circles using…

How to do a breast self-exam using a circle pattern

To do this type of breast exam, check the entire breast area by moving your fingers in circles around the breast. Start at the outer edge of the breast and make smaller and smaller circles around the breast until you reach the nipple. As you circle around the breast area, move your fingers in small, coin-sized circles…

Autoexamen de los senos siguiendo un patrón circular

Mueva los dedos formando pequeños círculos del tamaño de una moneda utilizando distintos niveles de presión para examinar todo el tejido mamario. Siga un patrón en forma de espiral alrededor de todo el seno.