Gloves and eye protectors
whenever she feels a lump.
every year beginning at age 40.
they are unnecessary until age 50.
every year if you have risk factors.
Refer the patient to an oncologist because the results are suspicious.
Ask the patient to come in for an office visit so that the findings can be validated but tell her that this information is within the normal range of presentation.
Have the patient wear a tight-fitting bra and tell her that the tenderness is associated with ovulation and will pass.
Have the patient repeat the self-breast exam in 2 weeks and call back with findings to provide a basis for comparison.
It is available in oral form.
It involves a series of two injections.
Injections should be given over a 3-month period.
The vaccine (Gardasil) should not be given to any patient with a sensitivity to yeast.