Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

This October, we're donating 10% of net profits* to CoppaFeel!, helping the charity to educate young people on the signs and symptoms of breast cancer. 

*Full price items only, excluding bundles, sale, charity and collaboration products. We are expecting to raise a minimum donation of ÂŁ9,000 for Coppafeel! throughout October.

With 1 in 7 women in the UK being diagnosed with breast cancer within their lifetime, and 400 men being diagnosed each year, it’s important we do all we can to help raise awareness. Checking your boobs, pecs or chest and knowing the symptoms could save your life, keep reading for the full guide.
Source: CoppaFeel!
 
Signs & Symptoms
Getting to know your boobs is super important when checking for changes! It’s not just lumps you need to be aware of; swelling, texture change, rashes, discharge and constant, unusual breast pain are also symptoms of breast cancer. For all the signs, Check out the super useful graphic above and if in doubt, get checked!
 
How to Check your Boobs
Checking your chest regularly will help you get to know what’s normal for you so you’re sure to spot any changes! It's also important to check up to your collarbone and under your armpits! Check out THIS VIDEO from our friends over at CoppaFeel! with the full guide on how to check and get to what's normal for you.
 
5 Facts you might not know about Breast Cancer
  1. Breast Cancer is the most common type of cancer in the UK.
  2. More than 1 in 10 breast cancer cases are diagnosed late in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
  3. Breast cancer survival rate has doubled in the past 40 years.
  4. Although not as common, men can get breast cancer too.
  5. Around 2,300 women in the UK are diagnosed with breast cancer aged 39 or under. 
If remembering to check your chest every month might be a task for you, then sign up to CoppaFeel!’s FREE handy text reminder here!