As you all know, it’s breast cancer awareness month. It’s a time of reflection for the deceased, but also a time of education and understanding for all women and men. Women have a 1/8 lifetime risk of getting breast cancer. Age is one of the most important risk factors. The older a woman is, the greater her risk of developing the disease. Luckily, early detection leads to a 98% survival rate. That’s why self-check breast exams are extremely important. Watch this helpful minute long video that gives you step-by-step instructions on how to examine your breasts for cancer. And please, share with your friends and family.

Have more questions? Go to the Women’s Health’s Q&A on breast cancer to learn more.