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Breast Cancer Self Examination Part 1 : in the Shower

By Nabta Team

Conducting a self-exam in the shower is one half of the “feel your breast” part of the breast self-exam. For this exam you must use the pads of your fingers and not your palm. You have more sensory points on your fingers than you have on your palm – making your fingers a more accurate measure than your palm.

Using your fingers, move in a circular manner around your breast tissue, from outside (armpit and under the armpit) to the centre, looking for any lumps, thickening of tissue, or hard knot.

Continue to Part 2.

Source: 

Breastcancer.org

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