Early Detection Saves Lives

  • Tips

    • It is recomended to perform your Examination at the end of your montly period
    • If you are pregnant, no longer have periods or your period is irregular, choose a specific day each month.
    • This should not be performed in the shower or with lotion on your skin or fingers.
    • If you find a lump or notice other unusual changes, Don’t panic. See your doctor promptly for further evaluation.

  • Step 1:

    Begin by looking at your breasts in the mirror with your shoulders straight and your arms on your hips.

    Check if Breasts are their usual size, shape, and color.
  • Step 2:

    Now, raise your arms and look for the same changes.

  • Step 3:

    While you're at the mirror, look for any signs of fluid coming out of one or both nipples (this could be a watery, milky, or yellow fluid or blood).

Early Detection

Early Detection has been designed to provide a reminder in order to perform a Breast Self Exam and to SCHEDULE an appointment to perform a MAMMOGRAPHY WITH A PROFESSIONAL PHYSICIAN. This reminder is done by calculating based on the periodicity days between your menstrual cycle and the last day of your menstrual cycle This calculation give the date to perform the self Exam.
  • Step 4:

    Next, feel your breasts while lying down, using your right hand to feel your left breast and then your left hand to feel your right breast. Use a firm, smooth touch with the first few finger pads of your hand, keeping the fingers flat and together. Use a circular motion, about the size of a quarter. Cover the entire breast from top to bottom, side to side — from your collarbone to the top of your abdomen, and from your armpit to your cleavage.

  • Step 5:

    Finally, feel your breasts while you are standing or sitting. Cover your entire breast, using the same hand movements described in step 4.