Let’s talk. How often are you conducting a self breast examination? Or at all? For both women AND men – it’s important to know the symptoms of breast cancer and what to look for. It’s time to take charge health.
Once a month, every month, without fail, set aside 15 minutes to conduct a thorough breast self-examination. Female, Male, over or under the age of 50. This is an important step to take towards the early detection of breast cancer. Remember: when caught early, breast cancer has a 98% survival rate.
What do I do?
1. In front of a mirror look for abnormalities in a normal stance: redness, soreness, rash or swelling.
2. Raise your arm and look for abnormalities: redness, soreness, rash or swelling
3. Look for signs of fluid.
4. Feel your breast while lying down for abnormalities.
5. Feel your breast while standing or sitting for abnormalities.
Once a month? What if I forget?
Add a reminder to your calendar, create a task and set an alarm on your phone, or sign up for our once-a-month notification update system!
By signing up for this update, you will receive an email once a month, on the 1st of every month, reminding you to perform a self exam and take steps in early breast cancer detection: