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Health & Fitness Jennifer Garner Shares a Video of Her Mammogram Appointment for Breast Cancer Awareness

15:30  18 october  2019
15:30  18 october  2019 Source:   people.com

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Jennifer Garner is reminding her followers that October is about more than just Halloween fun — it’s also Breast Cancer Awareness Month. © Jennifer Garner / Instagram. The actress, 47, gave followers a peek of her annual mammogram appointment in a video shared to her social channels

Getty © Getty Getty Jennifer Garner is reminding her followers that October is about more than just Halloween fun — it’s also Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

The actress, 47, gave followers a peek of her annual mammogram appointment in a video shared to her social channels, hoping to encourage others to schedule their own checkups.

“Happy October! It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and it’s time for a mammogram,” Garner says in her video. She keeps things lighthearted throughout the procedure, doodling on anatomical diagrams and making silly faces. While waiting for her results, the star plays with her feet and blows up a latex glove like a balloon.

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Jennifer Garner filmed a portion of her mammogram appointment to help raise awareness for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which falls every For a mammogram 😬. For me, having the appointment on the books makes it routine, like the dentist,” Jennifer posted on her Instagram.

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Finally her doctor comes in and says, “Okay, your mammogram looks perfect,” and they both give a thumbs-up to the camera.

Jennifer Garner © Provided by Meredith Corporation Jennifer Garner

She ends her doctor’s visit with a victory dance while quietly chanting, “Done! Done! Done!”

Alongside the video, Garner wrote a message of support to women currently battling breast cancer and encouraging others to get checked for early detection.

“Every October I have a standing date ????. For a mammogram ????. For me, having the appointment on the books makes it routine, like the dentist,” she wrote. “I know it’s scary, sisters, but just do it—the next best thing to an all clear is early detection. ???? To everyone in the thick of the battle—respect and love and strength to you. ????”

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Jennifer Garner wants you to get your breasts checked. This week, the 47-year-old actress posted a video of herself at her annual mammogram appointment in light of It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month and it’s time for a mammogram ,” she says as she appears from behind a curtain in the video .

Jennifer Garner posted a video on Instagram of her getting a mammogram for Breast Cancer Awareness Also, not everyone may be aware of the importance of mammograms , which essentially use X-rays to take pictures of the tissues within your breasts and help doctors look for

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Every October I have a standing date ????. For a mammogram ????. For me, having the appointment on the books makes it routine, like the dentist. I know it’s scary, sisters, but just do it—the next best thing to an all clear is early detection. ???? To everyone in the thick of the battle—respect and love and strength to you. ???? #nationalbreastcancerawarenessmonth #octoberisforpink #????????idonttakemycleartestforgranted #thankyoudrgoldberg

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According to the National Cancer Institute, early detection of breast cancer through mammograms allows patients to get a head start on treatment, and can decrease the likelihood of it spreading.

Health officials also advise “breast self-awareness,” which means becoming familiar with how your breasts normally look and feel so you will be more likely to recognise anything out of the ordinary when doing a breast self-examination.

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In a bold move, Jennifer Garner shared a video of her annual mammogram — and it’ll make you an even bigger fan of the actress. In the video of her appointment , she changes into a hospital top, doodles on her paperwork, lets the machine do its thing and then finishes it up with a happy dance

Awareness : Jennifer Garner celebrated Breast Cancer Awareness Month by sharing a silly video of her mammogram appointment on Instagram Medical professionals suggest women consult their personal doctors as to when and how often to have mammograms , but screening is one of the most

“For any individual, it could be what makes the difference between less aggressive treatment and potentially longer survivorship,” Marisa Weiss, MD, Director of Breast Health Outreach at Lankenau Medical Center in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, and Chief Medical Officer of Breastcancer.org, told Health last year.

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