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BSE

bovine spongiform encephalopathy: a fatal slow-developing disease of cattle, affecting the nervous system. It is caused by a prion protein and is thought to be transmissable to humans, causing a variant form of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
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Increasing mammography and breast self-examination in African American women using the Witness Project model.
Sensiba and Stewart (1995) found that reducing the fears of performing the breast self-examination technique and developing confidence in their BSE skills were important in continuing the practice of BSE.
2%) of those who knew about breast self-examination never did breast self-examination and 25.
Included in the packaging are instructions for conducting a breast self-examination and a personal monthly self-examination calendar, as well as the pamphlet: "What Every Woman Needs to Know About Breast Cancer.
Monthly breast self-examination was practised by 37% of respondents, with a higher reported rate among older women.
A YOU do not specify your age but I am most reassured that you examine your testicles regularly as this is as important in men as breast self-examination is in women.
The society uses visual aid programs and medical diagnostic materials to teach breast self-examination and do presentations.
I finally got the FDA story on the air after we came across the story about a breast self-examination device that wasn't being approved.
Women who do have such mutations could then pursue an aggressive strategy of breast self-examination and mammography screening to find a tumor when it's still curable, Stratton says.
If a large employer has a high proportion of female employees over age 40, for example, it may make sense to promote breast-cancer screening and to conduct classes on breast self-examination.
Seventy-five percent of the funds raised are invested in local breast cancer awareness and education programs, breast self-examination classes, medical and diagnostic services for uninsured and underinsured women, and other unmet community needs through grants to community breast health organizations.
With our campaign we aim to encourage women from across the community to take-up screening including breast self-examination, clinical breast examination and mammograms.