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APAMSA Cancer Initiative --breast cancer activity guidelines . firstname.lastname@example.org. Info booth at community health fair. Many schools participate in community health fairs, where you can set up a breast cancer information booth.
Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research and Training (AANCART ) has flyers in different languages
Asian Pacific Islander Cancer Education Materials Tool (APICEM) = search engine
JPG Template will be placed here that can be modified and printed out
Newspaper ad templates
Shower door hanger for BSE (breast self-exam) in different languages?
2 Day walk
Susan G. Komen race for the cure
ACS Relay for Life
All night team relay
Physician and Co-founder of Bay Area group, Asian American Cancer Support Network (www.aacsn.org)
Japanese American breast cancer survivor, active in raising awareness about cancer in Asian Americans, shared story symposium organized by the Intercultural Cancer Council
Carrie Ann Inaba?
Participated in May 2009 EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women in New York
Once chapters have committed to holding an APAMSA Goes Pink event, co-directors will assist in assessing local resources
List of organizations from National Asian Women’s Health Organization (NAWHO)
Breast cancer is on the rise among APA women. We need YOUR help in getting the word out. Join us in an education campaign to empower Asian American Women with knowledge. Let them know that they are not alone in the fight against
Fingers flat, move gently over every part of each breast. Use your right hand to examine the left breast, left hand for the right breast. Check for any lump, hard knot, or thickening. Carefully observe any changes in your breasts.
Before a Mirror
Inspect your breasts with your arms at your sides. Next, raise your arms high overhead.
Look for any changes in the contour of each breast, a swelling, a dimpling of the skin, or changes in the nipples. Then rest your palms on your hips and press firmly to flex your chest muscles. Left and right breasts will not exactly match—few women's breasts do.
Place a pillow under your right shoulder and put your right arm behind your head. With the fingers of your left hand flat, press your right breast gently in small circular motions, moving vertically or in a circular pattern covering the entire breast.
Use light, medium, and firm pressure. Squeeze the nipple; check for discharge and lumps. Repeat these steps for your left breast.