Shaina Brown

Have You Breast Checked?

Shaina Strawberrie -

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Have You Breast Checked?

Hey ladies, short post here! I know it may seem as if I am talking a lot about body parts these days but this is serious business!

The entire month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and I encourage you all to go get your mammograms. To be honest with you, I have actually never gotten a mammogram EVER so Im looking for good place to get screened. If you ladies can recommend a place I would be so grateful.

Why is screening so Important?

Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. Its not a thing 'old women get', as women in their early twenties have been diagnosed with it. A mammogram is the screening test for breast cancer – can help find breast cancer early when it's easier to treat.
Self breast examinations are good but the screening sees what you cant.

Illustration - Shaina Brown

Cancer sucks and Im sure you have known someone who has survived breast cancer or unfortunately lost the battle. I know I have and it hurts!
So I hope that you ladies encourage your girl friends, mothers, sisters, aunts to go get checked. Even if you are scared to go (like me) get a friend to go with you; it makes it easier.
I promise to update you all when I get mine done.

XOXO Shaina


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