How to Properly Perform a Breast Self-Exam Because breast cancer  is such a recurrent and common cancer, all sorts of prevention is advised. For starters, paying attention to your breasts to notice any changes that may show up is a great and necessary idea. The most important way that women (and men) can check for suspicious changes is by feeling the breasts using a quick and easy process called self-examination. Self-exams can happen anytime, anywhere, and only take a few minutes. Find out more about "The Safety Touch", an app that reminds women to self-examine their breasts. "But how do I do that?" you may ask. Dr. Lisa Cassileth shared this clip in 2014 to teach us all we need to know for correctly performing a breast self-exam. Watch while she takes you through the process step by step. Learn more about early detection of breast cancer and the importance that it may have. Breast Cancer News is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or another qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.
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