What do I need to do to check my breasts?
Look at and feel your breasts so you know what's normal for you.
Do this regularly to check for changes.
Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you notice anything.
There’s no right or wrong way to check your breasts for any changes. Try to get used to looking at and feeling your breasts regularly when you are in the bath or shower or when you use body lotion. There is no need to change your daily routine. Just decide what you are comfortable with and what suits you best.
Breast cancer care and breakthrough breast cancer offer a very detailed guides on how to examine your breasts
The national breast screening programme:
Women between the ages of 47-74 are invited for routine breast screening mammogram once every three years. We encourage all women strangely to attend their screening mammograms.
For every 200 women who go for screening every three years from ages 50 to 70, about 15 will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 12 will survive. That’s one more woman whose life is saved compared with 200 women who don’t go for screening.