Whether you’re growing your own vegetables, baking sourdough bread, crafting with the kids, or working from home, there’s a lot going on right now. And when you’re busy, self-care takes a back seat to everything else, and so do doctor visits.
But here is a project that should be on your D-I-Y list – get to know what’s normal for your breasts. Then if something doesn’t look or feel right, call your doctor to schedule an appointment, even if it’s not time for your yearly exam.
After all, according to the American Cancer Society, when breast cancer is detected early and is in the localized stage, 9 in 10 women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer have at least an average 5-year survival rate.1