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Oct 3, 2018 11 tweets 7 min read
She found a breast lump. What should happen next?
Individual’s journey to diagnosis.
Welcome to day 3 of our
#BeatingBreastCancer series.
#BreastCancerAwarenessMonth 💞1/
#thread Grace was just washing up after exercise class; planning to meet her friends for the party later that night.

As she soaped herself, her mind was busy on other things. #BeatingBreastCancer 💞
#breastcancerawarenessmonth 2/
Oct 2, 2018 12 tweets 9 min read
Welcome to Day2 of our #BeatingBreastCancer series.
Today - What’s a #Mammogram?
#thread
Simply, it’s an X-Ray of the breasts used to detect changes in the breast that may indicate cancer.
It’s used as a screening method in some countries... 1/#BreastCancerAwarenessMonth 💞 - that means - before a woman develops ANY signs of cancer, the X-Ray can find breast changes suggesting #BreastCancer.
In the UK, it’s given every 3 years after a woman is 50y till she is 70y.
#BreastCancerAwarnessMonth 💞
#BeatingBreastCancer
Nigeria has no formal program.
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