B is for... Breasts
We talk a lot about checking our boobs and the importance of knowing our bodies. Here are some breast cancer facts to have a think about and maybe share with a friend to help raise awareness.
🔴 Everyone has breast tissue, which means people of all genders can get breast cancer.
🔴 In the UK 1 in 7 women and 1 in 100 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.
🔴 If caught early, breast cancer is curable, which is why regular checking is so important.
Here are some top boob checking tips:
🍋 🍋 Check regularly, once a month is great!
🍐 🍐 Know what’s normal for you; if you have periods your boobs will likely change with your monthly cycle, get to know your rhythm.
🍊 🍊 Look and feel when you check your boobs.
🍈 🍈 Remember your collarbones and armpits; breast tissue isn’t just in your boobs and this is the same for both men and women.
🥭 🥭 If in doubt, get checked out.
To find out more on breast cancer, here are some helpful resources:
⭐️ Breast Cancer Now
⭐️ Cancer Research UK
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