“Be Breast Aware” Tips & Breast Cancer Awareness Day by SCAF

On behalf of Sainey’s Cancer Awareness Foundation (SCAF), Yaws Creations will be holding a Breast Cancer Awareness Day at the Bakau Stadium Trade-Fair grounds on the 9th of June, 2021.

Did you know that breast cancer also affects men?

Feel free to come through anytime between 11 am and 7 pm to know more about this deadly disease—the team of nurses and doctors will be happy to answer all your questions.
We want to raise awareness and point out how important it is to do everything to prevent breast cancer.

We encourage you to do a home breast exam once a month.

It is so important to get to know what is normal for you by checking regularly. That way, if something changes, you will notice. Be aware of the signs of breast cancer:

  • A lump,
  • Thickening, puckering or dimpling of the breast,
  • Change in size or shape of your breast,
  • Unusual pain or swelling in your breast, armpit or collarbone,
  • Redness or rash on the breast or nipple,
  • Nipple inversion or nipple discharge.
Be Breast Aware and follow these tips on how to perform a “Do It Yourself at Home Breast Exam.” Self-check once a month. Examine the entire breast and armpit area. Gently use the pads or fingertips to check the top and bottom sides of the breasts and in semi-circles, then in circles. Look in the mirror for visual lumps. Be mindful of skin and texture changes and also changes in nipple shape or abnormal discharge.

If in doubt, you can reach out on the Facebook page of Sainey’s Cancer Awareness Foundation (@saineycancerfoundation), send a message or give DM on WhatsApp on 3777900. SCAF will be there to provide advice and support.

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