[PinkOcto] Is it a lump or a…?

Several years ago when I was applying for my very first permanent full time job, I was sent to KLCC for a medical test. I mentioned to my doctor that I was worried about getting breast cancer as my family had a history of it, and she promptly showed me how to do a breast self-exam (BSE) and what to look out for.

Here’s what she told me:

If the lump moves when you press on it, and it’s soft, it’s most likely to be either benign or a cyst.
If the lump is hard and doesn’t move, see a doctor ASAP.

I decided to post this because I realised that not many people know when to go to the doctor’s after doing a BSE. Interestingly enough, I also came across this article while researching breast self-examination. So guys, have you done a BSE yet? :3

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