Submitted by ub on Sat, 10/01/2011 - 21:41

You can do it in the shower. You can also do it while you're getting ready for bed. Just make sure you do it at least once a month. Especially try starting it during this breast cancer awareness month.

First of all, experts stress to get familiar with your breasts. Look for lumps, changes in size, shape or feel, and to see if there is any fluid.

Every woman should intimately know her breasts and surrounding areas so she can be aware of changes, according to doctors representing the American Cancer Society.

To get tailored information about your cancer experience that you can share with others, use Circle Of Sharing. And if you're looking for a Clinical Trial, try a matching service. You can also sign up for a free email mammogram reminder and encourage the women you love to the same.

In New York City alone, more than 5,100 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer by the end of this year!