Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2020 is held during October in many Countries throughout the world. Schedule your routine mammogram and breast check.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
What is Breast Cancer Awareness Month?
What is breast awareness?
In Breast Cancer: Breast Cancer Awareness – Breast Awareness, Cancer Australia elaborate on:
You don’t need to be an expert or use a special technique to check your breasts. Take the time to get to know the normal look and feel of your breasts as part of everyday activities like showering, dressing, putting on body lotion or simply looking in the mirror. Knowing what is normal for you will help you to detect any new breast or nipple changes”.
What are some breast changes to look for?
In Breast Cancer: Breast Cancer Awareness – Breast Awareness, Cancer Australia also explain:
- A new lump or lumpiness, especially if it’s only in one breast
- A change in the size or shape of the breast
- A change to the nipple, such as crusting, ulcer, redness or inversion
- A nipple discharge that occurs without squeezing
- A change in the skin of the breast such as redness or dimpling
- An unusual pain that doesn’t go away.
Nine out of ten breast changes aren’t due to cancer, but it’s important to see a doctor to be sure. If you find a breast change that is unusual for you, see your GP without delay”.
Breast Cancer Screening
Where may women find information about breast cancer screening or early detection programs?
Women may find information about breast cancer screening or early detection programs from their health care provider or their country’s equivalent of a local community health center, national and/or state Department/Center/Institute of Aging/Cancer/Disease Control and Prevention/Health/Human Services.
In Cancer Prevention and Control: Breast Cancer Awareness the (United States) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) elaborate on:
Your country may have a breast cancer early detection program similar to the CDC’s program. In National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP): Find A Screening Program Near You the CDC elaborate on:
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