These breast cancer images may help save your life.
Know your lemons. They can teach you a lot about breast cancer.
Do you know the 12 Signs of Breast Cancer?
While a breast lump is the most common sign of breast cancer, some symptoms can be seen rather than felt. Either way, a mammogram can detect a lump long before it can be felt. Know yourself and keep your regular mammogram appointments.
For a description of each of the symptoms, go here.
Do you know what a cancerous breast lump feels like?
Think of a breast self-exam as a casual way to know what is normal for your breasts. The best time to check is at the end of your period when things are most normal. A cancerous breast lump feels different from a normal breast lump: it's often hard and immovable and can be any shape or size (like a lump or a thick mass). Remember, when breast cancer is found early, survival rates are incredibly high.
Do you know when to get a mammogram?
Whether you are investigating a breast symptom or going for routine breast screening it's good to know what to expect. If something concerns you and you're wanting an answer, sometimes the only way to verify breast cancer is to see the cells, such as through a biopsy.
Find out if you are normal or high risk for breast cancer:
Knowing your risk for breast cancer helps you understand how often you need to be screened.
Print and use this as a conversation starter next time you are at the doctor.
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