How to do a Breast Self-Examination

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month again and I hope that ladies of all ages examine your breasts from time to time, to notice any changes in breast tissue that could occur within 6 months or less.

Please see the illustration below on how to conduct a Beast Self-Examination and stay tuned next week to find out about the various steps involved in taking a Mammogram.

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N.B. For the standing Breast Self-Examination, this can be performed in the shower as well with warm soap and water.

By: Gabrielle Burgess (Radiologic Technologist)

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