Q: How do men and women thoroughly check for breast cancer?
For both men and women, the best strategy is to be thoroughly aware of how your breasts normally look and feel; and then to notice any changes. Your morning shower is a good chance to run your hands over your breasts as you soap up, and also to take a look at them, see if they look the same as they do every day (no swelling, no rash, no nipple changes, etc.)
For women, a yearly mammogram after age 40 is another way to check for breast cancer. And, your doctor should examine your breasts at your annual physical, as well.
Hope this helps - PJH
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