Step 2: Monitor Your Body

Monitoring your body regularly can help spot cancer early and save your life.
Monitor your lymph nodes

Frequency

Preparation

Examination

Head

Neck

Armpit

To check the left side of your arm, place the fingers of your right hand high into the armpit and then lower your arm.

Now move your fingers firmly against the chest wall as follows:

Now check the other armpit in the same way.

Groin

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Take Action

Should you spot any signs, consider them “red flags”. They do not mean you have cancer. If signs do not disappear within one week, contact your medical team for a professional evaluation.

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Download the Complete Body Monitoring Guide to keep track of your body’s changes. The guide includes interactive charts and body monitoring guidelines.

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Regular monitoring and testing is a life-saving habit. Save a Body Monitoring and Screening & Testing schedule to your Google Calendar or iCalendar to stay on track!