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Breast cancer

07 April 2010

Breast cancer: know your diagnosis

This year's World Health Day campaign is 1000 cities, 1000 lives, with worldwide events organised during the week of 7 to 11 April which will focus on urbanisation and health.

This year's World Health Day campaign is 1000 cities, 1000 lives, with worldwide events organised during the week of 7 to 11 April which will focus on urbanisation and health.

 

  • Become familiar with the normal appearance of your breasts.
  • Know what changes to look and feel for.
  • Self-examine breasts regularly.
  • Report any changes to your doctor without delay.
  • Always attend routine breast screening.

 

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Dr Gudgeon qualified in Birmingham, England, in 1968. She has more than 40 years experience in oncology, and in 1994 she founded her practice, Cape Breast Care, where she treats benign and malignant breast cancers. Dr Boeddinghaus obtained her qualification at UCT Medical School in 1994 and her MRCP in London in 1998. She has worked extensively in the field of oncology and has a special interest in the hormonal management of breast cancer. She now works with Dr Gudgeon at Cape Breast Care. Read more.

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