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A political science professor, a shower placard and a story saved my life

I’ve told the story about how I discovered my breast cancer by giving myself a breast self-exam one day as a distraction many times, and I’m sure to share it many more. It is one more story in this vast world about breast cancer.

Sometimes I mention that I got into the habit of doing BSEs from my favorite college professor.

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PSA:  Your breast health is important

I know that I’m not telling you anything that you haven’t heard before or haven’t thought about. Breast cancer stories and fund raisers and information and pink ribbons… are everywhere. I know this. You know this. However, today I’m going to remind you to check your breasts.

You should be giving yourself breast self-exams (BSE’s) monthly. There isn’t a “rule” per se, but it is a very damned good idea.

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