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Clinical breast examination among women in coastal regions of Nellore, Andhra Pradesh

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Author: 
Subhashini, N., Bhanu Param Jyothi, B., Dr. Indira Arumugam and Tejaswi, V
Abstract: 

Clinical breast examination (CBE) seeks to detect breast abnormalities or evaluate early stage breast cancer which is the most common female malignancy and commonly associated with high levels of morbidity and mortality in developing countries due to late presentation. The present cross sectional study was conducted for identifying the breast abnormalities among women residing at coastal regions of Nellore. 220 samples were selected by simple random sampling technique. Socio demographic variables of participant were documented and Clinical breast examination was performed for identifying the breast abnormalities after obtaining informed consent. Data was collected for the period of three weeks. The study findings explored that, On inspection majority of 46(20.91%) women had nipple discharge followed by 7(3.18%) having asymmetry size of the breast. palpation of breast showed that 4(1.82%) women had lump on breast and 6(2.73%) women had lymph node enlarge ment.The study concluded that women in coastal regions are having breast variations from normal and indicates that there is an emerging need to educate and demonstrate the breast self examination for reducing the late presentation of breast cancer among women.

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