TITLE

What's Best for Breasts?

PUB. DATE
October 1999
SOURCE
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Oct99, Vol. 60 Issue 10, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the proper execution of breast self-examination to detect early symptoms of breast cancer. Disadvantage of frequent breast examination; Recommended frequency for breast self-examination.
ACCESSION #
2222324

 

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