Breast Awareness

Most cases of breast cancer are found by women noticing unusual changes, taking the initiative and visiting their doctor. The earlier breast cancer is found, the better the chance of beating it – so you can see how important it is to make regular checks.

Being breast aware simply means knowing what your breasts look and feel like normally, being on the lookout for any unusual changes and getting them checked out by your doctor. Lumps are vital to look out for – but there can be other important signs too. And even if you do find a lump, in nine out of ten cases they turn out not to be cancerous. So stay calm – remain in control.

It's as simple as TLC

  • TOUCH your breasts. Can you feel anything unusual?
  • LOOK for changes. Is there any change in shape and texture?
  • CHECK anything unusual with your doctor.

Visit the Breakthrough website for more details. (Opens in new window)