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Year : 2008  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 3-6

Breast self-examination: Past practices and present prospects

Medical Foundation and Clinic, 8 Nsukka Lane, Uwani, Enugu, Nigeria

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Wilson I B. Onuigbo
Medical Foundation & Clinic, 8 Nsukka Lane, Box 1792, Enugu 400001
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Although breast self-examination (BSE) is a well known concept, its historical development is poorly appreciated. Therefore, this paper traces it to the 17th Century and shows that, in all probability, if the cure of breast cancer were to rest on a Simple remedy, BSE would inherently become readily practised.

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