Opinion

Learn from my breast cancer scare... go get your boobs checked - like, now!

Karen Hardy
July 31 2022 - 5:30am
Yes, a mammogram is uncomfortable but it could help save your life. Picture: Shutterstock
Yes, a mammogram is uncomfortable but it could help save your life. Picture: Shutterstock

Many years ago there was a sticker up in the ladies' loos at The Canberra Times' Fyshwick office that said something along the lines of: "If women looked at their breasts as much as men do, we'd catch more cancers". So true, I'd chuckle and then go about my business without thinking much about my breasts at all.

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Karen Hardy

Karen Hardy

Canberra Times lifestyle reporter

I've covered a few things here at The Canberra Times over the years, from sport to education. But now I get to write about the fun stuff - where to eat, what to do, places to go, people to see. Let me know about your favourite things. Email: karen.hardy@canberratimes.com.au

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