While annual mammograms are the gold standard, following these three easy steps will help you spot changes in your breasts in between visits:
Know what’s normal for your breasts. What’s normal for you isn’t necessarily what’s normal for other women.
Know the 9. There are 9 symptoms that can alert you to possible breast cancer.1-3 Knowing the symptoms means you’ll know what to look for.
Know when to call the doctor. If you notice something isn’t normal, you’ll know it’s time to call for an appointment with your doctor.
This doesn’t replace your annual mammogram, but it does give you more ways to help yourself stay healthy. Think of it as a blueprint for breast health. Make yourself a priority. The Ultimate D-I-Y for Y-O-U is knowing what’s normal for your breasts!
Plus, the earlier you know you have cancer, the more treatment options you have.