Monitoring your body regularly can help spot cancer early and save your life
Knowing the signs & symptoms is half the battle! It is important that you monitor your body to detect any red flags for early cancer detection.
- Know the signs and symptoms for male breast early cancer detection
- Know what your breasts normally look and feel like
- Hot shower or bath
- Take a warm soapy shower or bath before starting test.
- Check each breast one at a time.
- Use your right-hand fingers to check your left breast and your left-hand fingers to check your right breast.
- With your fingers flat against the breast, press firmly in small, clockwise circles.
- Start at the outermost top edge of your breast and spiral towards the nipple.
- Feel for hard lumps or bumps in your breast. Be certain to cover all parts of your breast.
- Gently squeeze both nipples and look for any discharge.
- Look at size, shape, and contour of each breast, skin texture.
Notice Something? Here’s What To Do Next:
- If you spot any changes, irregularities, signs, or symptoms consider them “red flags”. They do not mean you have cancer. However, contact your medical team immediately for a professional evaluation.