The gynecologist and breast cancer.Uploader: Gardatilar 3 years ago Subscribe 1
She should know what to expect, and why the doctor is doing it. Using the pads of the fingers, your healthcare provider checks your entire breast, underarm, and collarbone area for any lumps or abnormalities. This in-office exam will most likely be completed by your family physician or gynecologist at your annual exam, whereas your breast self-exam is something every woman should do at once at month at home. These postures allow your healthcare provider to look for differences in size or shape between your breasts.