Brave Mom Shares Photo of Subtle Breast Lump That Turned Out to Be Cancer (PHOTO)​ ​​

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Women are constantly encouraged to give themselves monthly breast exams, but what if you could spot a problem without even lifting a finger? Breast cancer patient Lisa Royle, 42, shared a photo on Facebook that has since gone viral, encouraging women took take a good, long look at their breasts as that's how she discovered an otherwise hard-to-find lump.

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Days before undergoing a mastectomy, Royle did something she thought she'd never do: She posted a photo of her breast on the social media platform. But she explains why she felt she had to do it: 

Very subtle dimples underneath that could easily be missed when we're all rushing round getting ready in a morning. Please take time to look at your boobs. It could save you're life.

Lisa Royle breast cancer

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It's very brave of Royle to share this pic and truly selfless of her to be thinking about helping others at a time she certainly has plenty on her mind. 

When checking your breasts, experts advise you to look for changes in the skin and if you notice any creasing, puckering, or areas that appear dimpled or dented you should consult your doctor.

We wish Royle a quick recovery and are grateful to her for this important reminder to slow down and take a second look if something doesn't appear quite right. 

Have you ever seen any changes in your breasts that was cause for concern? 

 

Images ©Olly/shutterstock & Lisa Royle/Facebook

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