Kathleen was only 23 and the last thing she was thinking about was cancer, but she found her own lump and everything changed. This is her story. In November 2014, my gynecologist found a lump in my breast, so I had a breast ultrasound done to check it. The ultrasound technician told me that there… Read more »
We are so lucky to have partners that support our mission to educate young people on breast cancer prevention and we could just burst from happiness with all the generous contributions this month. Our gift guide isn’t just full of pink things, it’s full of products that embody the passion of Keep A Breast, from… Read more »
There’s been an ongoing conversation happening in the breast cancer community for a while. A conversation about whether or not checking yourself helps detect a cancer diagnosis or is even necessary for your own health. In 2009, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force pretty much recommended “against teaching breast self-examination (BSE).” Crazy, right? Here at Keep A Breast, we strongly believe that knowing your body and your “normal” is essential to your health. It’s crucial to understand and be aware when something is wrong, even as a teen or young adult.