Tests and diagnosis

Breast biopsy

After detecting a suspicious breast lump, your doctor recommends a breast biopsy. Find out what's involved in the procedure.

Breast exam

Learn the benefits and limitations of breast exams, which can help increase your breast familiarity. Greater awareness may help you catch potentially dangerous changes.


Mammography can lead to detection of breast cancer at its earliest and most treatable stage.


Ultrasound imaging uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of structures in your body.

Treatments and drugs

Combination birth control pills

Combination birth control pills — Overview covers definition, risks, instructions for using this type of contraception.

Mar. 08, 2013