Let’s be honest ladies, when is the last time that you really looked at your girls? I mean when is the last time that you took a close, intimate look? No, I am not talking about your daughters or your best friends; I am talking about your breasts. If, in reading this, you became even a little squeamish then please read on.
Increasing breast health awareness for Black women is an ongoing challenge that centers around helping Black women to understand their breasts. Knowing one’s breasts—what they look like, how they feel, and their shape are critical first steps in being aware of one’s own breast health.
By understanding the idiosyncrasies of one’s breasts, there is a greater likelihood that you will know if something is wrong or slightly off. This, in turn, can lead to early detection and treatment.
The American Cancer Society notes that: “Finding breast cancer early and getting state-of-the-art cancer treatment are the most important strategies to