With todayís busy
lifestyles, itís easy to forget to take time for ourselves. The
breast health specialists at Moores UCSD Cancer Center want to help
you by providing monthly reminders to do your breast self-exams (BSE)
and/or annual reminders to schedule your clinical breast exam and mammogram.
Doing these three simple things can help you detect breast cancer early,
when itís most treatable. Just type in the information requested
below and youíll receive reminders by e-mail, along with important breast
health information from UCSD experts and links to other informative
Not sure if you
need a mammogram? Check with your doctor, or check the American
Cancer Society's guidelines.
Not sure what
time of the month is best to do a self-exam? About a week after
your period ends is best, when your breasts are not tender.
If you have irregular periods, do BSE on the same day each month.
for Breast Health Reminders
You can choose
to receive a monthly self-exam reminder, an annual mammogram
and clinical exam reminder, or both. You will receive an
immediate confirmation of your choices by e-mail, and future reminders
by e-mail on the dates you choose.
(Note: If you
already are registered for this service, and wish to change or cancel
it, simply enter your e-mail and your new preferences. Cancel it by
unchecking the breast exam and mammogram checkboxes.)
this reminder service? Check our Frequently
Asked Questions Page.
Please note that
this automated reminder service provides general health information
and is not intended to replace the advice of a physician.