Breast Self-Exam

by  McMillen Health

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Young women learn about breast cancer and early detection through self-exams and mammograms. Self-examinations are explained and simulated with the use of anatomical models. (Anatomical models can be shipped to your site for distance education programs).

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About This Program


By Request: $210.00
By Request Premium: $195.00

Schedule 5 of the same program on the same day and one will be free! For the UK, the fee is 98 British Pounds. Please include a purchase order number when you submit a reservation. Bridging fees will be paid by the customer. An invoice will be sent after successful delivery of each program. A 1.5% late charge will be added 30 days after the invoice date. Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours prior to your confirmed videoconference date to avoid billing. Payment is due in full upon receipt of the invoice. Checks should be made to McMillen Health in US Dollars. Non-payment will result in the denial of further registration from your organization.


45 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Age 14-19 Public Library: adult

Minimum participants:


Maximum participants:

There is no maximum, but for optimum interactivity, we suggest no more than 35 students.

Primary Disciplines

Family & Consumer Science, Health/Physical Education

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, Blue Jeans, etc...)

Booking Information

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Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

A full fee will be charged to sites that cancel with less than 24 hours of notice. We will not charge for programs cancelled due to natural causes or if there are technical problems that do not allow a connection.

About This Provider

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McMillen Health

Fort Wayne, IN
United States

McMillen Health provides health education to over 60,000 youth and adults a year. Our professional health educators are experts in the health education field and are prepared to answer any questions your students can think of! Create excitement and encourage youth to make healthy lifestyle choices when you participate in one of our programs. When you partner with McMillen Health, we provide up-to-date, engaging and fun-filled programs that were developed to align with the National Health Education Standards and the Indiana Health and Wellness Standards. Our programs add to, and reinforce, your lesson plans. Schedule 4 programs in one day and receive the 5th free!

Twila Smith

Program Details


1. We will begin with a quick "How well do you care for yourself" check up
2. Definitions of various cancer related words and statistics are given.
3. Anatomy is reviewed
4. How to perform BSE is explained and IF models have been shipped to the site, practice BSE on models will occur
5. Review what should happen if she finds a change in her breasts
6. A brief description of treatment options follows.
Organizations who opt to have models shipped to them will need to inquire about a deposit on the models and will be responsible for the cost of shipping the models to their school and back to McMillen Health.


1. Define relevant terms for breast cancer
2. State the range of age for development and symptoms that may occur with breast cancer
3. Identify the main risk factor for breast cancer
4. Name the main benefit of early detection
5. Perform a breast self exam on the model or explain how it is done
6. Explain when an exam should be done
7. Explain what steps should be taken if an abnormality is noticed.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

National Health Education Standards 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7.
Visit mcmillenhealth.org for more information or call (888) 240-7268.

State Standards

Visit mcmillenhealth.org for the alignment to Indiana Academic Standards for Health and Wellness.