During a self-exam
, one testicle may feel larger or hang lower than the other, and each testicle contains blood vessels and tubes that may feel like lumps.
Pink Minute is part of Avon's Promise to End Breast Cancer, and encourages women to know the risks, see the signs and act by doing the breast self-exam
Director of Social Affairs Issam al-Hussein said that the Directorate, in cooperation with a number of associations, carried out a series of awareness activities for the early detection of breast cancer, which brought together dozens of women participating in the promotion of a culture of health awareness and the importance of the breast self-exam
and periodic health checkup for women.
What to know about breast cancer: Signs, myths, self-exam
!-- -- (philstar.com) - October 8, 2018 - 4:24pm MANILA, Philippines The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), part of the World Health Organization, has announced new global breast cancer data, highlighting that much remains to be done to address what the IARC calls "the alarming rise in the cancer burden globally," with 18.1 million new cases of cancer reported and 9.
IT only takes a minute to perform a breast self-exam
, but the effort will save thousands of lives in the long run.
The event also saw the launching of 'Protect your Mom, Asia Campaign' an initiative for breast cancer self-exam
awareness under the same banner.
The campaign aims to save lives by teaching the public how to protect their skin from the sun, perform a skin self-exam
, identify the warning signs of melanoma, and find free SPOTme skin cancer screenings in their area.
While shedding light on the importance and procedure of self-examination, the experts said that a woman should give herself a thorough breast self-exam
at least once in a month.
However, a simple self-exam
can help detect this disease early and increase the survival rates to as high as 85 per cent!
In the last paragraph of the story, the student urges others to perform a self-exam
every month to detect cancer at an early stage.
The best time to conduct a self-exam
is immediately after showering or bathing and while standing in front of a full-length mirror and using a hand-held mirror," he suggests.
Other activities lined up for the day include: A boot camp by Fitness First; a breast cancer awareness and breast self-exam
talk by American Mission Hospital medics; a pink care yoga session at the gravity outdoor gym; and a boot camp exclusive for women by Sarah Lawson.