What is this new term “breast awareness”? As providers, we use this term as a way to communicate to women the importance of a broader awareness of breast health, that goes beyond the traditional monthly breast self-exam and a yearly mammogram.
Breast awareness begins with knowing your family history. Asking relatives including grandmothers, mothers, aunts, fathers, and others about their cancer history. Some cancers that are not breast cancer can be associated with an increased risk, so knowing your greater family history is important. Remember that history changes as we age, so... Read More