A clinical breast examination is a physical examination of the breast done by a doctor. Clinical breast examinations may be used along with mammograms to check women for breast cancer.
Current as of: July 26, 2016
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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