by Justine Deputy, RN, MSN

Early detection is the best way to fight breast cancer. Follow the recommendations below to ensure you are doing everything you can.

  1. Perform a self breast exam monthly. Learn how to perform a breast exam here.
  2. See your healthcare provider for an annual exam each year. Are you overdue for an appointment? Call The Birth Center now to schedule at 302-658-2229.
  3. If a mammogram is recommended by your OB/GYN, make sure to schedule the appointment and get the mammogram!

Lastly, make sure you are living a healthy lifestyle to reduce your risk of breast cancer! To maintain a healthy lifestyle:

Interested in more information? The National Breast Cancer Foundation and the American Cancer Society have a wealth of information.