B is for... Breasts

We talk a lot about checking our boobs and the importance of knowing our bodies.Β  Here are some breast cancer facts to have a think about and maybe share with a friend to help raise awareness.

πŸ”΄ Everyone has breast tissue, which means people of all genders can get breast cancer.
πŸ”΄ In the UK 1 in 7 women and 1 in 100 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.
πŸ”΄ If caught early, breast cancer is curable, which is why regular checking is so important.

Here are some top boob checking tips:
πŸ‹ πŸ‹ 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.
πŸ₯­ πŸ₯­ If in doubt, get checked out.Β 

To find out more on breast cancer, here are some helpful resources:
⭐️ CoppaFeel
⭐️ Breast Cancer Now
⭐️ Cancer Research UK

[Reference: CoppaFeel, Cake: @theminicakeclub]