If asked to talk about the signs of breast cancer, most people could tell you that if you feel lumps, you should make an appointment with your doctor. But did you know there are actually 12 signs of breast cancer that you should be keeping an eye out for? It's true! And while that may seem like a daunting task, there's a clever viral image that can help you identify all 12 signs. Hint: it uses lemons!
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
The image features 12 lemons in an egg carton, each of them representing one of the 12 signs.
Ladies, #KnowYourLemons ...grapefruits, cantelopes, watermelons... no matter the fruit.… https://t.co/7JrTiKs4eR— TWill👑💋🇯🇲🙌🏾 (@TWill👑💋🇯🇲🙌🏾)1507228923.0
That's not the only lemon-related infographic the organization has created.
#KnowYourLemons #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth #BreastCancerAwareness https://t.co/VJTjpsXs8e— TWill👑💋🇯🇲🙌🏾 (@TWill👑💋🇯🇲🙌🏾)1507228962.0
After the viral success of the KnowYourLemons campaign, the Worldwide Breast Cancer organization is now releasing an app.Their aim is to help people everywhere feel better able to detect the signs of breast cancer. It will provide helpful information and help users stay on top of their regular screening appointments.
Don't forget to do your own self-exams at least once a month!
via: GettyIt only takes a few minutes and is one of the easiest things to do in the world. Know your lemons, people!