Breast cancer test

Hi doctor, I wanted to ask one query for my frnd .. How to test at home whether she has breast cancer or not ? Pls advise
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Dr. Ashwini S
13 yrs. of exp | Bangalore | Infertility Specialist
Breast cancer screening includes self palpation of both the breasts every three months to detect any palpable lump. A mammogram which is an x ray of the breast can also be done. Normally it is recommended after 40 years.  If there is a strong family history of breast cancer  then they are candidates for testing for a gene called BRCA. You can get many online videos for self breast examination. 
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