Checking yourself is an intimate thing. It’s personal. Checking yourself is loving yourself. Doing a monthly breast self-check allows you to truly get to know your body and build a positive relationship with your breasts. We recently had the opportunity to do a photo shoot with the incredible photographer, Lindsey Byrnes. We got to showcase… Read more »
As Keep A Breast embarks on its 18th year, I wanted to personally thank everyone for their involvement in this organization and its mission. To celebrate, we’re looking back on our amazing achievements of 2017! Sending so much love to our partners, donors, DIYers, volunteers, followers, participants, and anyone who has supported our work. Here’s to an even bigger… Read more »
Early detection is the key and knowing what is “normal” for your body is an integral part of that. We developed our Check Yourself! App to do just that: help young women all over the world to develop a healthy life-long relationship with their bodies. By checking yourself once a month, you are able to… Read more »
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 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.
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.