It’s important that we bring our attention to Breast Cancer because it is the second most common cancer amongst women in the United States. Breast cancer can be detected early, and it’s possible to have a higher survival rate from cancer when detected.
What you can do today
Sit down and have a conversation on both sides of your family. Find out if breast cancer is in your family history
Call your doctor and find out the risk of breast cancer.
What to schedule?
Get a screening every 3 years starting at the age of 20.and every year at the age of 40.
Talk to a doctor to find out if you are at high risk for breast cancer.
Follow up with your doctor if you notice any of the following:
A lump or hard knot on breast
Swelling, warmth, or redness on the breast
Change in size
Dimpling or puckering of the skin
Itchy, scratchy, or soreness
a New pain in one spot that won’t go away.
Create Healthier Lifestyles
Keep a healthy weight
Maintain an exercise routine
Limit alcohol intake
Eat healthy food on a regular basis
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