Clinical Breast Examination
A clinical breast examination (CBE) is a physical examination of the breast done by a health professional. Clinical breast examinations are used along with Reference mammograms Opens New Window to check women for Reference breast cancer Opens New Window. Clinical breast examinations are also used to check for other breast problems.
A clinical breast examination may be part of your regular checkup. Talk with your health professional about how often you need a breast examination.
Women with breast implants should also have regular clinical breast examinations.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference February 27, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Reference C. Dale Mercer, MD, FRCSC, FACS - General Surgery