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  • Be familiar with the normal look and feel of your breasts. Every person’s body is different, so it is good to know what is normal for your body.
  • If you notice any unusual changes to your breasts, it is important to see your doctor as soon as possible.
  • Often the changes are not breast cancer. It is best to check with your doctor anyway.
  • If you are a woman aged between 50 and 74, have a screening mammogram at BreastScreen every two years.

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Reviewed on: 06-07-2022