Tag: check yourself

Pints for Prevention! at Hops and Grain

Join our friends at Hops and Grain for a Pints for Prevention! Pint Night & concert featuring music from 12 amazing ladies!   *Remember drinking more than one (1) drink each day (if you are 21, of course) increases your odds of developing breast cancer. Alcohol can increase the levels of some hormones, such as… Read more »

#CheckYourSelfie this October!

It’s October and you know what that means! It’s time to join Keep A Breast and #CHECKYOURSELFIE! You know all about our re-launched Check Yourself! app, now it’s time to share the message with your friends and followers. Let people know you’ve downloaded the app and that you’re committed to being your own health advocate… Read more »

Common Ground Fest West

Common Ground Fest WEST is a music festival powered by Journeys to benefit Keep A Breast! Check out this awesome series of 3 festivals beginning on Sunday, Sept. 10th at The Hi Hat in Highland Park, CA for an evening of good vibes and great bands! The show is all ages.  Musical Performances by: LAYNE… Read more »

Sun Safety for Survivors: 6 Ways to Keep the Sun Fun This Summer

Happy Summer Solstice!  It’s officially summertime and that means beach and pool time! All that fun in the sun could lead to some other stuff, like tan lines or even sun burns. Sun exposure is a very real issue – it is the primary cause of skin cancer. While everyone is at risk for skin… Read more »

Valiant and KAB Team Up to Prevent Breast Cancer with All-New FAITH Special Edition Comic

As announced in 2016, Faith continues to be the face of this first-of-its-kind collaborative partnership between KAB and Valiant. She has spread the word at Cons and events throughout the nation, and now will bring her superhero support to a whole new level, a comic! Faith has a new story to tell, and this time she… Read more »

Keep A Breast And Check Yourself With Breast Cancer Mobile App

Keep A Breast teamed up with verynice studio and The Rare Studios to re-think the role of smart phones in breast cancer awareness and prevention. The FREE app provides a visual step-by-step overview of the breast self-exam and allows you to easily schedule an automatic monthly reminder with a pop-up text reminder.

How Can A Young Woman Be Aware Of Any Changes In Her Breasts Without Actually Checking Them?

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.